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Firmino strike helps Liverpool win five-goal thriller with PSG

Firmino strike helps Liverpool win five-goal thriller with PSG

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Roberto Firmino's injury-time winner gave Liverpool a dramatic victory over Paris St-Germain in their opening Champions League Group C game at Anfield.Firmino was only fit enough to be on the bench after suffering an eye injury in Liverpool's victory at Tottenham on Saturday - but he emerged with 20 minutes left to secure a win that manager Jurgen Klopp may have thought was slipping away after Kylian Mbappe's late equaliser threatened to rescue a point for PSG.Daniel Sturridge, Firmino's replacement in Liverpool's starting line-up, headed them in front from Andrew Robertson's cross on the half hour, James Milner adding a second from the spot six minutes later after Georginio Wijnaldum was fouled. ...
Milner & Mane give Liverpool victory at Palace

Milner & Mane give Liverpool victory at Palace

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said he was "not interested in sending a statement" to their title rivals, after victory over hard-working Crystal Palace gave them a second successive Premier League win.The Reds - who finished fourth, 25 points behind champions Manchester City, last season - were worthy winners at Selhurst Park and join five other teams, including City, on six points after two games.James Milner gave them the lead with a penalty after Mohamed Salah was brought down by Mamadou Sakho in the closing seconds of the first half. Palace had young defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka sent off with 15 minutes left after he brought down Salah when the Egyptian was through on goal.And Sadio Mane wrap...
‘He is such an outstanding boy’ – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp pays tribute to Danny Ings after striker moves to Southampton

‘He is such an outstanding boy’ – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp pays tribute to Danny Ings after striker moves to Southampton

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“What is clear is that in his time here he had zero luck really, certainly in my time. Before joining I tried to watch as many games on tape as I could from the season so far and Danny Ings stood out as someone I was really looking forward to coaching. There appear to be no hard feelings between Klopp and Ings “We all know his story and the bad luck he has had since then. “It’s why the other emotion is that of being pleased for Danny that he has such a good move and his future is now very bright. “When he said to us he thinks this is the window it might be best to look elsewhere, for the sake of his career and playing more regular football, it was clear early on that Southampton has great appeal to him personally. “It’s his h...
Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds finish pre-season campaign by making light work of Serie A side

Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds finish pre-season campaign by making light work of Serie A side

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LOOKING GOOD Goals from Roberto Firmino, Georginio Wijnaldum and Daniel Sturridge helped Jurgen Klopp's men past Torino Liverpool rounded off their productive pre-season campaign with a satisfying 3-1 victory over Torino at Anfield. It spells the end of a summer which has seen Jurgen Klopp’s men record some impressive victories including a 4-1 triumph over Manchester United as well as a 5-0 demolition job of Serie A giants Napoli. Daniel Sturridge got himself on the scoresheet to continue his impressive pre-season The Reds, who were playing their first match at their home ground for the first time in almost three months started well and won a penalty when Sadio Mane was upended by Gleison Bremer. However, Fabinho, a penalty-taking speci...
Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster ends transfer speculation and signs five-year deal with Premier League side

Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster ends transfer speculation and signs five-year deal with Premier League side

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BREWSTER'S MILLIONS The 18-year-old was linked with moves away from England, but has committed to the Reds Rhian Brewster has signed his first professional contract with Liverpool to put an end to transfer speculation. The 18-year-old signed a five-year deal at Melwood, where he is currently undergoing rehabilitation on an ankle injury. Rhian Brewster was tournament top scorer as England won the U17 World Cup in India Contract negotiations stalled in the last few months, with Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal reportedly interested in his services. However, Merseyside was his home and he could not wait to break into the first team under Jurgen Klopp. Brewster told Liverpoolfc.com: “It feels great. I’ve wanted to do this for a very...