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Jota and Salah see off stubborn Midtjylland

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Liverpool maintained their perfect record in Champions League Group D with a narrow 2-0 victory over FC Midtjylland at Anfield.

The Merseysiders were always heavy favourites to make it two wins from two at the expense of the Danish minnows but were made to work hard for the points after a below-par showing.

The visitors dealt with the hosts’ lacklustre first-half approach with aplomb and could have gone in at the interval ahead had Anders Dreyer managed to beat Alisson when racing clear on three minutes.

Jurgen Klopp’s side failed to have a single shot on target in the first 45 and were also handed another defensive blow when Fabinho hobbled off with what looked like a hamstring problem.

The Reds had left their much-lauded front three on the bench to start with and it was no surprise to see Klopp turn to them in the second period.

Mo Salah and Sadio Mane both came on just moments after Diogo Jota tucked in Trent Alexander Arnold’s cut back for the opener. Roberto Firmino was also introduced late on but he blazed over a gilt-edge chance before Salah finally sealed it with a stoppage time penalty.

Next up in Group D, Liverpool visit second-placed Atalanta on November 3. FC Midtjylland will hope to pick up their first points in the pool when they host Ajax.

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