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Late Firmino strike gives Liverpool 3-2 win over PSG

Fans react as Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring their third goal

Roberto Firmino struck a stoppage-time winner as Liverpool beat Paris St Germain 3-2 at Anfield on Tuesday after Kylian Mbappe looked to have secured a point for the French side in a compelling Champions League Group C clash.

PSG had come back from two goals down with Mbappe equalising in the 83rd minute, but then Firmino, who started on the bench due to an eye injury, drilled home a low shot in the final seconds.

Daniel Sturridge, in for Firmino, had opened the scoring for an impressive Liverpool in the 30th minute with a fine header from an Andy Robertson cross.

Six minutes later last season’s Champions League runners-up doubled their lead when PSG defender Juan Bernat tripped Georginio Wijnaldum in the area and James Milner slotted home the penalty.

The Parisians got themselves back into the game though five minutes before the break when Robertson failed to clear and Thomas Meunier drove home a first-time effort.

Then Mbappe stunned the raucous Anfield crowd with a clinical finish only to see Firmino grab the glory.


ALL CL game roundups

Barcelona (1) 4
Scorers: L. Messi 31, O. Dembélé 74, L. Messi 77, L. Messi
87
Yellow card: Umtiti 55, Umtiti 79 (2nd)
Subs used: Lenglet 81 (Philippe Coutinho), Arthur 83
(Dembélé), Vidal 85 (Rakitić)
PSV (0) 0
Yellow card: Viergever 30, de Jong 57
Subs used: Isimat-Mirin 66 (Viergever), Malen 78 (Bergwijn),
É. Gutiérrez 82 (Rosario)
Attendance: 73,462
Referee: Anastasios Sidiropoulos
………………………………………………………..
Internazionale (0) 2
Scorers: M. Icardi 85, M. Vecino 90+2
Yellow card: Ņkriniar 21, Perišić 43
Subs used: Candreva 64 (Perišić), Baldé 72 (Politano), Borja
Valero 89 (Nainggolan)
Tottenham Hotspur (0) 1
Scorers: C. Eriksen 53
Yellow card: Sánchez 38, Vertonghen 51, Vorm 82
Subs used: Lucas Moura 64 (Son Heung-Min), Winks 72
(Lamela), Rose 90 (Kane)
Attendance: 64,123
Referee: Clément Turpin
………………………………………………………..
Club Brugge (0) 0
Subs used: Cools 56 (Vlietinck), Dennis 76 (Groeneveld),
Openda 82 (Vossen)
Borussia Dortmund (0) 1
Scorers: C. Pulisic 85
Yellow card: Weigl 19, Kagawa 90
Subs used: Kagawa 62 (Götze), Pulisic 69 (Sancho), Dahoud 84
(Weigl)
Attendance: 25,181
Referee: Danny Makkelie
………………………………………………………..
Monaco (1) 1
Scorers: S. Grandsir 18
Yellow card: Falcao 11, Sidibé 52, Adama Traoré II 78
Subs used: Jordi Mboula 58 (Chadli), Adama Traoré II 69
(Aholou), Sylla 77 (Grandsir)
Atlético Madrid (2) 2
Scorers: Diego Costa 31, J. Giménez 45+1
Yellow card: Giménez 48, Diego Costa 92
Subs used: Lemar 70 (Á. Correa)
Attendance: 10,575
Referee: William Collum
………………………………………………………..
Liverpool (2) 3
Scorers: D. Sturridge 30, J. Milner 36pen, Roberto Firmino
90+1
Yellow card: van Dijk 27
Subs used: Roberto Firmino 72 (Sturridge), Shaqiri 85
(Mohamed Salah), Fabinho 93 (Mané)
PSG (1) 2
Scorers: T. Meunier 40, K. Mbappé 83
Yellow card: Meunier 46
Subs used: Choupo-Moting 80 (Á. Di María), Draxler 80
(Cavani)
Attendance: 52,478
Referee: Cüneyt Çakιr
………………………………………………………..
Crvena Zvezda (0) 0
Yellow card: Krstičić 37, Degenek 55
Subs used: Jovančić 56 (Jovičić), Pavkov 81 (Boakye), Simić
87 (Marin)
Napoli (0) 0
Yellow card: Allan 17, Albiol 57, Milik 92, Mário Rui 95
Subs used: Mertens 61 (Allan), Hamšík 75 (Zieliński), Ounas
75 (José Callejón)
Attendance: 49,112
Referee: Szymon Marciniak
………………………………………………………..
Galatasaray (1) 3
Scorers: Garry Rodrigues 9, E. Derdiyok 67, S. İnan 90+4pen
Yellow card: Badou N’Diaye 42, Fernando 72, Badou N’Diaye 87
(2nd)
Subs used: Maicon 73 (Belhanda), Onyekuru 82 (Derdiyok),
İnan 91 (Garry Rodrigues)
Lokomotiv Moskva (0) 0
Yellow card: Ćorluka 23, Idowu 60, Denisov 88, Guilherme 93
Subs used: Éder 69 (Ignatyev), Anton Miranchuk 86 (Aleksey
Miranchuk)
Attendance: 43,542
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi
………………………………………………………..
Schalke 04 (0) 1
Scorers: B. Embolo 64
Yellow card: Embolo 27, Uth 53
Subs used: Konoplyanka 65 (Uth), Burgstaller 72 (Embolo),
Harit 84 (Serdar)
Porto (0) 1
Scorers: Otavinho 75pen
Yellow card: Jesús Corona 78, Herrera 86
Missed penalty: Alex Telles 13
Subs used: Jesús Corona 60 (Aboubakar), Sérgio Oliveira 82
(Brahimi), Hernâni 90 (Otavinho)
Attendance: 45,755
Referee: Jesús Gil Manzano
………………………………………………………..

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