Liverpool's first-team squad and coaching staff boarded a flight destined for the Italian capital today as they headed out for the second leg of their Champions League semi-final tie with AS Roma.

The Reds will hope to build on the 5-2 aggregate lead they earned at Anfield last week when the two teams meet again at Stadio Olimpico tomorrow evening with a place in the tournament's final at stake.

Check out pictures of the players and staff beginning their journey to Rome from Liverpool John Lennon Airport below.

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