Published: Fri, October 26, 2018
Sport | By Patty Hardy

Liverpool 3 Red Star Belgrade 0

Liverpool 3 Red Star Belgrade 0

"Sometimes these games are a grind for Liverpool".

Trent Alexander Arnold (6.5): he covered his area well but didn't do much.

Xherdan Shaqiri admitted Liverpool's performance in their 1-0 win over Huddersfield Town gave manager Jurgen Klopp reasons to shout at his players, saying the Reds "can do better offensively".

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A long spell out of the team has caught many by surprise but the south American finally made an impression in a Liverpool shirt on Wednesday night as the Anfield club welcomed Red Star Belgrade to Merseyside for a must win match.

Jurgen Klopp's side made a blistering start to Group C, as Roberto Firmino scored a stoppage-time victor to defeat PSG 3-2 in a breathless contest.

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UEFA spaid out more than 1.412 billion euros among the Champions League clubs, with Real Madrid top of the list, getting an 88.6 million euro handout. Liverpool will be well aware that a heavy victory over the Serbian Champions to help their qualification quest especially with PSG and Napoli in the group.

On Liverpool's game against Red Star, he added, "Crevena Zvezda have only won one of their last eight games in European competition -excluding qualifiers - and Liverpool are taken to gain a comprehensive win and put behind the loss in Naples on Matchday two".

The Monaco man was signed, sealed and delivered before the gossip columns managed to get hold of the news but it is fair to say that his first few months in the Premier League have not gone to plan.

But Cardiff will be massive underdogs against a Liverpool side who remain unbeaten in the league and trail leaders Manchester City only on goal difference.

Red Star, bottom of the group with one point from three games, were banned from selling tickets to supporters for the game at Anfield after incidents during and after their team's play-off round tie away to RB Salzburg on 29 August.

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