Liverpool became the first English team to win all their group matches as they produced one of the narrow football results in the Champions League. AC Milan opened the scoring in a repeat of the 2005 and 2007 finals through Fikayo Tomori in the 29th minute. Mohamed Salah continued his superb goalscoring form equalizing in the 36th minute before Divock Origi scored the winner for the second game in a row after doing so in the Premier League.
AC Milan: Maignan (5), Kalulu (4), Romagnoli (5), Tomori (6), Hernandez (5), Tonali (4), Kessie (5), Messias (5), Diaz (4), Krunic (4), Ibrahimovic (4).
Subs: Bennacer (5), Florenzi (5), Saelemaekers (5), Bakayoko (n/a).
Liverpool: Alisson (7), N. Williams (6), Konate (6), Phillips (7), Tsimikas (6), Morton (7), Oxlade-Chamberlain (7), Minamino (6), Salah (8), Origi (7), Mane (6).
Subs: Keita (5), Gomez (5), Fabinho (n/a), Woltman (n/a), Bradley (n/a).
Man of the Match: Mohamed Salah
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp told BT Sport: “Very proud, especially because of the sixth game to be honest. We needed fresh legs, we needed the desire to play this game, which was really difficult in the hectic schedule we have. What the boys did tonight I couldn’t be prouder. It was an incredible game.” he added. “The performance was absolutely outstanding, playing this game having 21 shots, so many situations where we played outstandingly well and defended with passion and good organization. So many good things I saw tonight and I’m happy.”
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