Liverpool trio turn Red Star into scars

October 24, 2018

Salah doubled Liverpool's lead before half-time, firing a right-footed shot past Red Start Belgrade goalkeeper Borjan

Salah doubled Liverpool’s lead before half-time, firing a right-footed shot past Red Start Belgrade goalkeeper Borjan

 

Liverpool secured a comfortable 4-0 victory over Red Star Belgrade in Group C of the Champions League on Wednesday night.

The Reds’ front three were all on target with Roberto Firmino breaking the deadlock inside the opening 20 minutes.

Mohamed Salah scored just before half-time and a second-half penalty while Sadio Mane got on the scoresheet late on after he saw his penalty kick saved by Red Star Belgrade goalkeeper Milan Borjan.

Liverpool's Sadio Mane scored his side's fourth goal of the game in the 80th minute of the Group C fixture at Anfield

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane scored his side’s fourth goal of the game in the 80th minute of the Group C fixture at Anfield

 

Liverpool's Mane saw his spot-kick in the second half saved by Red Star Belgrade goalkeeper Milan Borjan on Wednesday

Liverpool’s Mane saw his spot-kick in the second half saved by Red Star Belgrade goalkeeper Milan Borjan on Wednesday

 

Mohamed Salah scored his second and Liverpool's third from the penalty spot after Mane was fouled in the area

Mohamed Salah scored his second and Liverpool’s third from the penalty spot after Mane was fouled in the area

 

Red Star Belgrade's Filip Stojkovic fouls Liverpool's Mane to give away a penalty in the second half of the match at Anfield

 

Red Star Belgrade’s Filip Stojkovic fouls Liverpool’s Mane to give away a penalty in the second half of the match at Anfield

 

Red Star Belgrade's Stojkovic and Milos Degenek remonstrate with referee Daniel Siebert after hosts were awarded spot-kick

Red Star Belgrade’s Stojkovic and Milos Degenek remonstrate with referee Daniel Siebert after hosts were awarded spot-kick

 

Salah added Liverpool’s second goal of the game against Red Star Belgrade in the 45th minute of the Group C fixture

 

Salah is surrounded by his Liverpool team-mates to celebrate with him after the Egyptian scored at the end of the first half

Salah is surrounded by his Liverpool team-mates to celebrate with him after the Egyptian scored at the end of the first half

 

Liverpool's Roberto Firmino scores his side's first goal of the game against Red Star Belgrade at Anfield on Wednesday night

Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino scores his side’s first goal of the game against Red Star Belgrade at Anfield on Wednesday night

 

Firmino fires a left-footed shot towards goal, which beat Red Star Belgrade goalkeeper Borjan via a deflection 

Firmino fires a left-footed shot towards goal, which beat Red Star Belgrade goalkeeper Borjan via a deflection

 

Brazilian Forward Firmino celebrates after breaking the deadlock in the Champions League tie in the 20th minute

 

Firmino celebrates with Liverpool team-mate Andrew Robertson after putting the Reds ahead in the first half of the match

 

Red Star Belgrade's Marko Gobeljic has a shot on goal during the first half of the Champions League Group C encounter

Red Star Belgrade’s Marko Gobeljic has a shot on goal during the first half of the Champions League Group C encounter

 

Red Star Belgrade's Lorenzo Ebecilio in action with Liverpool's Roberto Firmino (right) and Fabinho during the first half

Red Star Belgrade’s Lorenzo Ebecilio in action with Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino (right) and Fabinho during the first half

 

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp issues instructions from the touchline in the first half as his side headed into break 2-0 up

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp issues instructions from the touchline in the first half as his side headed into break 2-0 up

 

Red Star Belgrade defender Filip Stojkovic vies with Liverpool forward Sadio Mane at Anfield on Wednesday evening

Red Star Belgrade defender Filip Stojkovic vies with Liverpool forward Sadio Mane at Anfield on Wednesday evening

 

Liverpool's Joe Gomez with Red Star Belgarde's Richmond Boakye during first 45 minutes of Champions League clash

Liverpool’s Joe Gomez with Red Star Belgarde’s Richmond Boakye during first 45 minutes of Champions League clash

 

Firmino has his shirt pulled by Red Star Belgrade's Branko Jovicic during the Group C clash at Anfield on Wednesday evening

Firmino has his shirt pulled by Red Star Belgrade’s Branko Jovicic during the Group C clash at Anfield on Wednesday evening

 

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker had a quiet night at Anfield as Klopp's side secured a comfortable victory at home

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker had a quiet night at Anfield as Klopp’s side secured a comfortable victory at home

 

Liverpool midfielder Fabinho, who started the game on Wednesday night, challenges Red Star Belgrade's Branko Jovicic 

Liverpool midfielder Fabinho, who started the game on Wednesday night, challenges Red Star Belgrade’s Branko Jovicic 

 

SOURCE: dailymail.co.uk


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