Liverpool are facing a huge task to try and progress to their second successive Champions League final.

They lost the first leg 3-0 thanks to a Lionel Messi masterclass.

And in the second leg, they’re without Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino.

But before their second clash, Liverpool fans have attempted to put off their European rivals.

Barca were staying at the luxurious Hilton hotel in Liverpool ahead of the big match-up but luxury isn’t what they got in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Fireworks were set off outside the hotel as Liverpool fans laughed about the ‘wake-up call for Mr Messi’.

Before the huge game, manager Jurgen Klopp  had his say on his side’s chances of progressing.

“We are far away from giving up, there is hope,” said Klopp.

“If there is an opportunity to go to the next round, we have to try.

“We want to celebrate the Champions League campaign, either with a proper finish or another goal.

“If we can do it, wonderful, and if not then fail in the most beautiful way, if you want, with a close result.

“Tuesday night will be the third game in six days and Barcelona changed 11 positions on Saturday, so that is a massive difference as well, of course.

“Together with our supporters it was a long season and there is at least a little chance to make it even longer.

“If not, these are the last two home games of an incredible season.

“I think we should celebrate that with a good performance on the pitch and a very good performance in the stands. That would be really nice.”

Divock Origi opened the scoring for Liverpool in a frenetic start under the lights at Anfield.

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