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UCL: Liverpool thrash FC Porto 5-0 in first leg

Sadio Mane has scored six goals in the Champions League this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Sadio Mane scored a hat-trick as Liverpool marked their first Champions League knockout game for nine years with an emphatic victory at Porto in their Champions League last-16 first-leg tie. Mane opened the scoring when home goalkeeper Jose Sa failed to hold his placed strike. Mohamed Salah then showed wonderful composure to steer the ball home for Liverpool’s second and ...

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Liverpool 2-2 Tottenham: Harry Kane rescues Spurs with landmark goal


Harry Kane scored his 100th Premier League goal as his last-gasp penalty rescued a 2-2 draw for Tottenham at Liverpool in a game that had a staggering conclusion. Kane saw his controversial 87th-minute spot-kick saved and that looked to prove costly when Mohamed Salah lit up Anfield with a sensational individual effort moments into added-on time. But Kane was given the chance to atone ...

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Huddersfield 0-3 Liverpool: Roberto Firmino shines as Reds get back to winning ways


Liverpool bounced back to winning ways in the Premier League and maintained their Champions League challenge with a 3-0 win at Huddersfield. Emre Can and Roberto Firmino struck first-half goals to put Jurgen Klopp’s side in control and Mohamed Salah converted a late penalty to seal their sixth win in eight games in all competitions. Huddersfield again battled gamely in ...

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Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge joins West Brom on loan until end of season


Daniel Sturridge has joined West Bromwich Albion on loan until the end of the season after rejecting the chance to sign for Newcastle United. The out-of-favour Liverpool striker attracted interest from several clubs in this window, including Internazionale, Sevilla and Newcastle, but had a successful medical at West Brom on Monday. Liverpool’s FA Cup conquerors agreed a loan fee of ...

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Swansea 1-0 Liverpool: Reds suffer shock loss in Wales


Swansea produced one of the shock results of the season as Virgil van Dijk’s Premier League debut for Liverpool turned into a nightmare. Alfie Mawson struck the 40th-minute winner for bottom club Swansea, pouncing on a poor Van Dijk clearance from a corner that Liverpool’s £75million record signing possibly should not have conceded. Liverpool came into this contest unbeaten in ...

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Philippe Coutinho transfer saga is over: Barcelona agree £142million deal with Liverpool for Brazilian playmaker


Philippe Coutinho has finally got his dream move to Barcelona. Liverpool have agreed a €160million (£142m) deal to sell the Brazilian playmaker to Barca. Coutinho will become the third most expensive footballer of all-time and the Spanish giants’ record buy. Reports in the Spanish media had claimed a deal was struck on Friday night between the two clubs. That has ...

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AITEO CAF Awards 2017: We make each other better- Salah, Mane


Liverpool duo of Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane believe that being in the same team has improved their respective performances. The two, along with Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubamenyang are in contention for the 2017 AITEO CAF Awards which will be held on Thursday night at the Accra International Conference Center. Salah and Mane  scored 43 goals between them for Liverpool in ...

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Premier League round-up: Liverpool leave it late to beat Burnley, Mahrez leads Leicester to victory


Burnley 1-2 Liverpool Centre-back Ragnar Klavan was Liverpool’s unlikely match-winner at Burnley as his close-range header in the fourth minute of added time made light of the absence of three of the ‘Fab Four’. With £75million world-record defender Virgil van Dijk waiting in the wings for his debut, the focus has been turned on the Reds’ central defenders, but it ...

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Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool to sign Southampton defender for world record £75m


Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk will join Liverpool when the transfer window re-opens on 1 January in a world record £75m deal. The Netherlands international had been expected to join the Reds last summer after he handed in a transfer request. But a move fell through when Liverpool apologised for making an alleged illegal approach for the 26-year-old. The fee is the most ...

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Premier League: Salah, Guardiola named Player and Manager for November


Mohamed Salah has been rewarded for his brilliant run of form in November with the EA SPORTS Player of the Month award. Liverpool’s summer signing is the first Egyptian winner of the accolade after scoring seven goals in four November matches. He scored twice in each of the victories against West Ham United, Southampton and Stoke City, and also netted ...

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