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Liverpool 3-0 Maribor player ratings, stats and reaction: Salah strikes again as Klopp’s side charge on

Liverpool fans, this should make for some pleasant reading.

Liverpool beat Slovenian minnows NK Maribor 3-0 at Anfield tonight as Jurgen Klopp’s side continued to stride on in the Champions League.

The Reds opened the scoring thanks to Mohamed Salah’s 10th goal of the season, as the Egyptian applied a delicate little touch to Trent Alexander-Arnold’s cross to give his side an early second half lead.

They then had the chance to double their goal tally in the 52nd minute, however James Milner saw his penalty saved by Handanovic in the Maribor goal.

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The home side did eventually find a second goal through Emre Can, as the German international finished off a fantastically worked team goal to put the result beyond doubt.

Daniel Sturridge finished the scoring in the 90th minute, as the former Chelsea man hammered his shot home to all but secure the win for the Merseyside club.

Man of the Match

Emre Can had an absolutely fantastic game for Liverpool tonight, and he even got a goal for his troubles as well.

The German international was calm on the ball and showed off his full range of passing abilities as he stole the show tonight.

This comment from site EmpireOfTheKop sums up how good Can was tonight and in this competition


 

Stat of the Match

This amazing stat from Opta shows just how much Mo Salah means to Liverpool


 
Player ratings: 

Liverpool: Karius 6, Alexander-Arnold 8, Matip 7, Klavan 6, Moreno 7, Milner 7, Can 8, Wijnaldum 6, Salah 8, Firmino 8, Oxlade-Chamberlain 7 / Subs: Grujic 6, Sturridge 7, Henderson 6

Maribor: Handanovic 7 Milec 6, Billong 5 Rajcevic 6, Suler 6, Viler 5, Hotic 6 Kabha 5, Pihler 6, Bohar 6, Mesanovic 6 / Subs: Tavares 6, Bajde 6, Ahmedi 6

Reaction:
 
These fans sum up how most Liverpool fans will be feeling about Salah after his goal tonight

Whilst this account was more focused on the opposite end of the pitch with this tweet

And this account sum up tonight’s match in perfect style

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