Firmino’s late strike puts Liverpool in Club World Cup final

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — After all the hassle involved in coming to Qatar, Liverpool is one game away from leaving as world champions.

Roberto Firmino’s stoppage-time minute winner sealed a 2-1 victory over Monterrey in the Club World Cup semifinals on Wednesday — less than 24 hours after Liverpool played another game back in England.

Jürgen Klopp had to watch from Qatar as team made up largely of youth players was routed 5-0 by Aston Villa in the League Cup on Tuesday.

But prioritizing the FIFA game a day later paid off, even though Klopp expressed unhappiness before the trip about about the field conditions in rainy Doha, and was edgy about being questioned on Qatar’s human rights
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