Liverpool player ratings vs FC Rubin: Young winger hands Jurgen Klopp first Europa League victory

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Liverpool finally got their Europa League campaign on its way with a victory thanks to some dogged defending and a wonder strike from Jordon Ibe.

In beating Rubin, Jurgen Klopp’s men have become the first side to avoid defeat there and now find themselves in second place with a crucial clash against leaders Bordeaux to come.

But how did the players perform? Find out below…

Simon Mignolet bench

Simon Mignolet


Had little to do in the first half, but was solid in the second, despite not truly being tested when the pressure was on.

Nathaniel Clyne Liverpool

Nathaniel Clyne


A bundle of energy on the right that made good movements early on.

Dejan Lovren Liverpool West Ham

Dejan Lovren


Defended well, but gave away a free kick in a dangerous area later in the game. Booked.

Mamadou Sakho Liverpool

Mamadou Sakho


Led by example at the back and made sure Liverpool’s defence remained in tact.

Alberto Moreno Liverpool

Alberto Moreno


Started well, but had a quieter game than usual.

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