Liverpool vs FC Midtjylland: Diogo Jota's goal gives the Reds 2-0 win in UCL tie

Liverpool vs FC Midtjylland: Diogo Jota's goal gives the Reds 2-0 win in UCL tie

- Liverpool vs FC Midtjylland Champions League tie ended 2-0 in favor of the Reds

- Diogo Jota and Salah scored the two goals in this encounter for the Premier League champions

- The Reds have now gotten six points from their first two games played

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Reigning Premier League champions Liverpool on Tuesday night, October 27, continued with their impressive performance in the Champions League beating FC Midtjylland 2-0 at Anfield.

Having defeated Ajax in their first group stage, Jurgen Klopp and his wards went into this encounter with their morale boosted.

Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah did not start this encounter as Jurgen Klopp decided to give Divock Origi the chance to lead the attack.

The first chance of the encounter came to Liverpool in the fifth minute when James Milner located Origi with a nice pass, but he was unable to beat goalkeeper Andersen.

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Five minutes later, FC Midtjylland also had their chance to score through Sory Keba who got a nice pass from Mabil, but his shot was well saved by Alisson Becker.

The first half however ended with both Liverpool and FC Midtjylland finding it difficult to score.

Liverpool changed their pattern of play in the second half, and they had to wait until the 55th minute before getting their goal through Diogo Jota who was assisted by Alexander-Arnold.

Jurgen Klopp and his men went on to win the battle 2-0 with Salah scoring the second goal and they now have six points after two games played.

Liverpool vs FC Midtjylland: Diogo Jota's goal gives the Reds 1-0 win in UCL tie
Liverpool vs FC Midtjylland: Diogo Jota's goal gives the Reds 1-0 win in UCL tie. Photo by Jon Super
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Ozan Kabak could come in a replacement for injured Virgil van Dijk as Liverpool contact German club Schalke for a possible signing of the defender for an initial £20million.

UK outlet Mirror are reporting that the 20-year-old has impressed Jurgen Klopp and the Liverpool boss is hoping to bringing the centre-back to Anfield in January.

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It was gathered that the reigning Premier League champions have officially notified the German club after confirming their defender Van Dijk who recently suffered a torn cruciate ligament will likely be out of action for the entire season.

Liverpool have been dealt a huge blow after scans establishing Virgil van Dijk will require a surgery after he picked a knee injury during the Merseyside Derby with Everton.

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