He has scored 17 Premier League goals after 31 matches this campaign as the Anfield side are hoping to end their EPL trophy drought at the end of this term.
He slipped in an inch-perfect ball between Porto's left-back and centre-back, Alexander-Arnold crossed for Firmino, who passed the ball across the face of goal for Firmino who could not miss.
He got some luck with his goal, his 16-yard strike wrong-footing Iker Casillas after a heavy deflection off Oliver Torres, but the sight of a Liverpool midfielder there, on the edge of the box to get a shot away, was a welcome one.
Liverpool host Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday before going to Porto for the second leg next Wednesday.
Roberto Firmino then doubled that advantage before the half-hour mark as Liverpool cruised to a comfortable victory that leaves them on course for a second consecutive semi-final, crucially avoiding conceding an away goal in the process. Some of his passing was uncharacteristically sloppy, but overall, another good performance from a player who seems to have nailed down that No. 6 role. "In the last game he got better and better and better every minute, so we wanted to build on that".
"We didn't really create that much and it was a bit stop-start".
Depay has also been superb for his country's national team - scoring 16 goals and 12 assists from 46 worldwide appearances. There were gaps which Porto's players will feel they could and should have exploited. In stoppage time, with Liverpool looking worn out after their efforts throughout the game, it was Keita still charging forward, bursting past a couple of opponents into the box.
The match begins at 3 p.m. ET and can be seen on U.S. television on Univision Deportes and UniMas.
Boeing's procedures instruct pilots to leave the MCAS system disconnected and continue flying manually for the rest of the flight. The agency was also reluctant to ground the planes after the Ethiopian Airlines crash and was among the last agencies to do so.
Qureshi also criticised the global community for remaining silent over Indian aggression against Pakistan on February 26. The fishermen form the first batch of 360 Indian prisoners Pakistan has announced to set free in four phases this month.
The aircraft was not responding to radio transmission calls either, indicating that it had been shot down by Varthaman, they said. There are no official figures from Pakistan on how many F-16s it has but reported estimates place the number between 70 and 80.
Even in December an 18 foot long and 150 pound weighing python was found in Everglades, and it took 45 minutes to eliminate it. Rita Garcia, a spokeswoman for Big Cypress Preserve , said the eggs were destroyed and the snake was euthanized.
Once Kelly left the White House, Nielsen's days appeared to be numbered, and she had expected to be pushed out last November. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan would be taking over as acting head of the department .
Sabathia is to pitch five innings Sunday for Class A Tampa, then could start what he says will be his final major league season. He is 2-3 with a 3.82 ERA in six starts against Detroit and is 1-3 with a 4.44 ERA in four starts against the Tigers in NY .
Nielsen's name will be added to the long list of those who have shuttled in and out of cabinet posts in the last two years . Because his actual job is to push a set of racist ideologies and make them official White House policy.
The Taliban have held talks with a US envoy in recent months while continuing to carry out daily attacks on Afghan forces. A statement from the military said the wounded service members have been evacuated and are receiving medical care.
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President Donald Trump said talks to ease a trade war with China were making progress. "I look forward to seeing President Xi". China wants U.S tariffs removed before it can lift retaliatory tariffs on the USA agricultural products and industrial goods.
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