FC Midtjylland 1-1 Liverpool: As it happened
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Full Time

Finally, the game comes to an end and the points are shared on the final matchday. 
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Final Moments

After all the VAR drama the match is playing out in rather mundane style as both sides defend what they have. 
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Stoppage Time

In all the drama we have entered a staggering eight minutes of added on time. 
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No Goal

Ruled out for handball against Mane.
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Dissallowed Goal

Another disallowed goal as Minamino sees his effort ruled out for offside - but its very close
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Incredible Tackle

Jordan Henderson denies a certain goal as his last ditch tackle bails out Clarkson who was robbed of the ball. 
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Final Change

Sadio Mane is the fifth and final change for the Reds as he replaces Jota
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Huge save from Kelleher who parries a goal bound header clear. 

Liverpool counter quickly but Jota's ball is too close to the centre-halves who clear the danger. 

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Final 10 minutes in Herring and both sides are pursuing a winner - Liverpool have a wealth of their first-team regulars on the field despite the lack of magnitude in the match. 
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No Goal!

Finally we have a decision and the goal is ruled out. 
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We Wait!

Still waiting for a decision...
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Initially disallowed but Scholz has momentarily at least has given FC Midtjylland the lead.
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Origi is the man to come off as Firmino replaces him. Another disappointing evening for the Belgian striker
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Firmino Ready

Roberto Firmino is being readied to come on as the game becomes stretched.
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Tsimikas replaced by Robertson and Henderson replaces Keita.

Two subs also for FC Midtjylland

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Kelleher guessed the right way and got a slight touch on it but the pace on the strike sends it home.

Scholz the scorer

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Strange moment as FC Midtjylland are awarded a penalty despite what seemed a pretty clear offside.
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Kelleher potentially let off the hook as he brings down an attacker but the offside should navigate any issue.
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Robertson Readied

Andy Robertson is preparing to come on - something Klopp would not have envisaged.
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Possible Injury Issue

Kostas Tsimikas is struggling with a knock and is currently limping around the edge of the pitch.
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Liverpool at sixes and sevens a little defensively but hanging on nevertheless.
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Tough Start

Liverpool's young defence being tested early on by a rejuvenated home side.
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FC Midtjylland go really close through Mayer who has an effort cannon back off the crossbar before Kaba's overhead kick goes harmlessly wide
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Second Half

Back underway in Denmark
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One Change

Billy Koumetio is on for his debut in place of Fabinho for the second half
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Huge chance for Keita on the stroke of half time but he fires his volley straight at the keeper from the edge of the box.
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Jota sees an effort saved after a poor clearance lead to an opportunity for the Portuguese winger.
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Kelleher saves well at his near post after impressive build up play from the Danish side
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Liverpool struggling to contain at times - very evident lots of the players haven't had much first-team action of late.
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Kaba goes close for the home side as his header at the back post is cleared off the line by Fabinho after Kelleher was taken out by the deep cross.
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Huge chance for Origi who can only tamely strike his effort wide after a first time pass from Salah laid it on a plate.
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Another sublime ball from Clarkson sees the Reds in behind with Jota but the move breaks down despite some nice footwork from Minamino in the process.
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Liverpool a  danger on the counter with their pace whilst having minimal threat to deal with defensively. 

One heart in mouth moment as Tsimikas fired his clearance into Fabinho but the ball drifted behind for a corner.

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Lovely ball by Clarkson see's Minamino cross well to the near post where Jota is denied by a smart reaction save
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Game has settled down and Midtjylland have grown into proceedings and are looking to get level
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Impressive Start

Clarkson has started his debut really well. Keen, energetic and looking to get the ball at all times. 
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A lull in play as two Midtjylland players receive treatment for a collision. 

Liverpool have started very brightly with the pace of Jota and Salah a real threat in behind

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Sheer Pace

The Egyptian pounced on a mistake at the back to bare down on goal before somewhat fortunately poking the ball past the goalkeeper
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Liverpool lead inside one minute through Mohamed Salah!
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Diogo Jota gets us underway in Denmark
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Here We Go!

Players are out, lead by TAA and are lining up ahead of matchday six in this years UEFA Champions League group stage
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Big Chance For Some

Tonight presents a huge opportunity for some of the fringe players, Takumi Minamino and Divock Origi in particular. 

Trent Alexander-Arnold will captain his boyhood club for the first time and Leighton Clarkson makes his Champions League debut

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10 Minutes Warning

Just 10 minutes until the action gets underway. Liverpool looking to win all three away games in the group stages for the first time in 35 years.
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Klopp Pre-match

''I want us to be very aggressive in the most legal way, I want to see the joy in their faces. After the game we can talk about whether I'm happy or not.''
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15 Minutes Until Kick-off

We are 15 minutes away from kick-off and the players are going through their final warm ups
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Given a surprisingly strong Reds lineup the visitors remain favourites for this clash, albeit ultimately a dead rubber. 

FC Midtjylland 1-3 Liverpool

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FC Midtjylland Team News

Tonight's hosts have named their starting lineup.

XI: Hansen, Cools, Sviatchenko, Scholz, Paulinho, Onyeka, Cajuste, Evander, Dreyer, Mabil, Kaba

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One Hour To Go

We are approaching one hour until kick-off in Denmark and Liverpool have named their side to take on FC Midtjylland. 

In the next hour we will be hearing from Klopp as well as giving our pre-match preview and prediction before kick-off.

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Strong Side

Klopp has named a far stronger side than many anticipated as he looks to end the group stage on a high. 

Plenty of fringe players involved as well youngster Clarkson. Whilst Keita and Alexander-Arnold both need match fitness. Salah a surprise inclusion however.

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Team News

Liverpool confirmed XI: Kelleher, Alexander-Arnold, R Williams, Fabinho, Tsimiskas, Clarkson, Keita, Minamino, Jota, Origi, Salah

Subs: Adrian, Jaros, Wijnaldum, Firmino, Mane, Robertson, Henderson, Jones, N Williams, Matip, Cain, Koumetio

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What's To Come

As we approach kick-off we will bring you pre-match analysis including a look at the last meeting between the two sides. 

We will also bring you final pre-game manager comments as well as a scoreline prediction ahead of kick-off

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What To Expect

Team news is expected around 16:45 and we will bring you both sides as soon as they are released as well as instant reaction. 
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Klopp Pre-match Press Conference

Klopp on Origi: "Div (Origi) is not injured but our offensive options are better than other areas so I cannot bring 3 strikers in. All things can happen over the pitch. Div is in a good shape."
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Klopp Pre-match Press Conference

Klopp on Midtjylland: "Generally, I have a lot of respect for them. We were lucky to beat them. Really good performances and that is how it is. You learn with experience, the hard way. They should be really proud so far of what they have done."
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Liverpool Predicted XI

No easy feat predicting this side as we expect wholesale changes with big Premier League clashes in mind...

Kelleher, N Williams, R Williams, Koumetio, Tsimiskas, Cain, Keita, Jones, Millar, Minamino, Origi

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TV Channel

This clash can be watched live on BT Sport with coverage from 17:30. 

Alternatively you can stick with VAVEL.com where will be be bringing you all the build-up over the next few hours. 

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FC Midtjylland

The Danish hosts are rooted to the bottom of Group D and have little more than pride to play for. 

However, the scalp of Liverpool still holds plenty of acclaim and should be enough to inspire the home side to perform.

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Jurgen Klopp's Luxury

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is afforded the luxury of being able to rest several of his stars ahead of a hectic Christmas schedule. 

Plenty of changes are expected despite most of the fit and available first-team traveling to Denmark.

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Early Kick-off

This match will get underway at the earlier than usual time of 17:55 GMT as Liverpool look to finish on a high despite already securing top spot in the group
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Welcome to coverage of Liverpool's trip to Denmark where they face FC Midtjylland to round-off their successful UEFA Champions League group campaign. 

My name is Dan Clubbe and I will be your host bringing you previews, pre-match comments, lineups and live updates.