Luka Modric sends classy message to Liverpool after champions league clash
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has hailed Anfield’s atmosphere as ‘special’ after receiving a standing ovation on Tuesday night.
The 37-year-old was instrumental in Carlo Ancelotti’s side recovering from a two-goal deficit on Merseyside as both Mohamed Salah and Darwin Nunez struck past Thibaut Courtois inside 14 minutes.
However, Los Blancos hit back emphatically with five goals of their own as Vincius Jr, Eder Militao and Karim Benzema capitalised on shoddy Liverpool defending to leave Jurgen Klopp’s side facing an enormous task ahead of next month’s visit to the Santiago Bernabeu.
While Viniciuis Jr and Eduardo Camavinga both impressed for the Spaniards, it was Real’s old guard of Modric and Benzema that lapped up the plaudits for their displays at Anfield.
Thank you Anfield. Special atmosphere. 👏🤝 #Respect
— Luka Modrić (@lukamodric10) February 21, 2023
And despite toying with the inexperienced Stefan Bajcetic, Fabinho and Jordan Henderson all night long as Real supporters packed into the Anfield Road End started a rendition of ‘Oles’, the Croatia international received a raucous standing ovation alongside Benzema when he was substituted in the 87th minute.
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