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Liverpool Held At Home Against Sevilla

Liverpool Held At Home Against Sevilla

by | 14th September 2017

Liverpool‘s first game in the Champions League since 2014 ended in a draw with Sevilla at Anfield.

 

In a repeat of the 2016 Europa League final, which the Spaniards won in Basel, Argentine midfielder Joaquin Correa cut through the Liverpool defence and curled home a cool finish to clinch a point.

 

It had taken Sevilla just five minutes to take the lead as Wissam Ben Yedder tapped in from close range after home defender Dejan Lovren fell over while trying to clear the ball.

 

Sadio Mane tested visiting goalkeeper Sergio Rico with a low drive as Liverpool looked to get back into the game, and they managed to do so when Roberto Firmino finished off a fine team move from close range.

 

The five-time winners continued to push forward and were rewarded as Mohamed Salah‘s strike looped in via a huge deflection off Simon Kjaer.

 

Firmino was then presented with a chance to give the home side breathing space from the penalty spot but struck his penalty against the post.

 

The Reds were later punished as they conceded a goal with 18 minutes remaining.