Liverpool 2-0 FC Midtylland: As It Happened
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22:50a month ago

Goal! 2-0

GOAL! The Egyptian converts from the spot as he sends the keeper the wrong way with his powerful penalty
22:49a month ago

Penalty

Penalty! Salah wins a penalty after a delightful ball from Alexander-Arnold
22:48a month ago

Almost 1-1

CLOSE! FC Midtylland go close to an equaliser as Dryer leaves the defenders in his wake but can only find the side netting with the goal at his mercy
22:46a month ago

Chance To Wrap It Up Goes Begging

Over! Lovely build up once more down the Liverpool right results in a chance for Firmino who can only fire over from 12 yards out
22:40a month ago

Final Throw Of The Dice

Double change for Midtylland as they go in search of a late equaliser to earn an unlikely point from their first trip to Anfield
22:38a month ago

Reunited

Final changes from Klopp sees Roberto Firmino complete the return of the front three by replacing goal scorer Diogo Jota
22:35a month ago

Too Close For Comfort

80' Going into the final 10 minutes Midtylland have their best chance of the match as new man Evander fires just wide. 

Liverpool need to be wary of their slender lead

22:31a month ago

Away Team Ringing Changes

Another change for the visitors who introduce Brazilian forward Evander. 

Little to no chances created in since the goal for either side

22:26a month ago

Shaqiri Growing Into The Match

69' More quick feet from the Swiss midfielder Shaqiri almost leads to a chance before he is stopped in his tracks inside the penalty area, fairly
22:25a month ago

Teenager Looking The Part

67' Liverpool seem more comfortable since taking the lead and Rhys Williams has impressed since coming on
22:23a month ago

First Change For The Danes

Change for Midtylland as Mikael Anderson for Awer Nabil
22:17a month ago

Double Change

Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane coming on for Liverpool to replace Divock Origi and Takumi Minamino
22:13a month ago

1-0 Deadlock Broken

GOAL! By far the best move of the match results in the opening goal as Jota taps in at the back post after linkup between Shaqiri and Alexander-Arnold down the right
22:09a month ago

Liverpool Continue To Be Frustrated

50' More of the same so far as Liverpool misplace passes in the strive for success in the final third. 

Instead the visitors earn a corner following some smart play

22:03a month ago

Second Half

Players back out for second half and Gini Wijnaldum replaces Jordan Henderson
21:49a month ago

Half Time

The referee brings a frustrating half to an end for Liverpool who have struggled to create without their big front three. 

Changes needed after the break

21:47a month ago

Almost Before The Break

Close! Minamino's header goes just wide after a pinpoint delivery from Alexander-Arnold
21:41a month ago

Improving Towards Half Time

Chance! Much quicker and accurate from Liverpool sees Jota slide in James Milner. Shot blocked for a corner
21:38a month ago

A Rare Sight Of Goal

38' Half chance for Jota on the volley goes wide from a Robertson corner. Little to no creativity in the final third for Liverpool currently 
21:35a month ago

Reds Finding Going Tough

35' Klopp's side aren't carving out many chances against a hard working Midtylland side who refuse to give Liverpool players time on the ball
21:29a month ago

Rhys Williams Coming On

19 year old Rhys Williams is coming on to replace Fabinho as the Reds central defensive crisis worsens
21:28a month ago

Fabinho Down Injured

Liverpool struggling and Fabinho is down and not happy with an apparent hamstring problem. 

Substitution being readied

21:24a month ago

Liverpool Lacking Final Ball

23' Trent Alexander-Arnold bursts past a few men before getting inside the box although his pass his intercepted. 

Moments later Xherdan Shaqiri's footwork sets up a crossing opportunity for Jordan Henderson who overhits his delivery

21:19a month ago

Jota Looking Lively

20' More encouragement for Liverpool as Jota earns a free-kick 30 yards out which sees a yellow card for Scholz
21:15a month ago

Liverpool Settling

15' Better from the Reds as Trent Alexander-Arnold delivers from the right threateningly but the ball is beyond the new look forwards and is turned behind for a corner
21:08a month ago

Promising Danish Start

7' Away side having the better of the opening minutes as Liverpool struggle to settle and give away an early free-kick in a dangerous position 
21:03a month ago

Early Opportunity

Chance! Midtylland go clean through but Alisson makes the save with his legs to deny the visitors
21:00a month ago

Kick Off

We are underway and it's the visitors who kick off
20:58a month ago

Here We Go

Here come the teams at Anfield! Champions League theme blares out at an empty stadium as the teams line up
20:50a month ago

Countdown Is On

10 Minutes Until Kick Off!
20:49a month ago

Jurgen Klopp Pre Match

''We don't have time for training so we are using games to get them (Fabinho and Joe Gomez) used to each other.''

''It's Tuesday night, it's Champions League, we are here, we are ready.''

20:29a month ago

Kick Off Appraoching

Half an hour to go at Anfield as Liverpool host Danish side FC Midtylland in the UEFA Champions League Group D clash on matchday two. 

Liverpool sit second in the group on three points whilst the visitors are bottom after a heavy opening night defeat. 

 

Manager's pre-match build up to come

20:02a month ago

One Hour To Go

One hour until kick-off. Manager's pre-match comments coming up
20:01a month ago

Confirmed Away Team

FC Midtylland XI: Andersen, Andersson, Sviachenko, Scholz, Paulinho, Onyeka, Cajuste, Dreyer, Sisto, Mabil, Keba
19:49a month ago

Front Three Left Out

Four changes for the home side as Klopp's side start with the entire usual front three on the bench. 

With five substitutes available in the Champions League the German boss seems happy to rotate heavily. 

19:43a month ago

Home Team

Liverpool XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Gomez, Robertson, Milner, Henderson, Shaqiri, Minamino, Jota, Origi

Subs: Adrian, Wijnaldum, Firmino, Mane, Salah, Jones, R Williams, Cain, N Williams, Kelleher

19:41a month ago

Where To Watch

Tonight's clash is available on BT Sport 3 with coverage from 19.30 BST or you can stay with VAVEL.com for live text updates throughout the evening
19:22a month ago

FC Midtylland Team News

Regular Midtylland goalkeeper Mikel Anderson is likely to miss out for the visitors and be replaced by veteran Jesper Hansen. 

There will be at least one excited visitor tonight as the Danish side's kit man is a huge Liverpool fan with a  liverbird tattoo and six stars as homage to the club's European successes.

19:18a month ago

Liverpool Team News

Liverpool welcomed back Alisson Becker for Saturday's home win over Sheffield United. 

However, Thiago Alcantara, Naby Keita and Joel Matip will all remain absent for tonight's match. 

Klopp may well use the opportunity to rotate his squad with the likes of Xherdan Shaqiri, Takumi Minamino and Neco Williams all potential starters. 

Team news expected around 19.00pm BST

19:16a month ago

A Coach In Common

FC Midjtylland are an innovate club with a brain coach, ball striking coach and sleep coach all in place, 

The clubs may never have met before but they do share a throw in coach in Thomas Gronnemark, expect high quality restart battles tonight. 

19:12a month ago

In Search Of Number Seven

Liverpool will be desperate to avenge last seasons relatively disappointing Champions League venture as they were eliminated by Atletico Madrid at the last 16 stage. 

A win tonight would point go a long way to securing a safe passage out of the group stages. 

19:08a month ago

First Ever Meeting

Unsurprisingly this will be the first meeting between the two clubs. 

Midjytlland only formed in 1999, by which point Liverpool had already amassed four European Cups. 

19:06a month ago

Danes Renewed Confidence

The Danish visitors also won their last league outing as manager Brain Priske's men came past Brondby 3-2
19:05a month ago

Liverpool Returning To Form

Liverpool come into tonight's clash on the back of a weekend Premier League victory against Sheffield United. 

Klopp's side were forced to come back from a goal down with Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota on the scoresheet

19:02a month ago

An Early Lesson

Midtylland were given a rude welcome to Europe's elite competition as the Danish champions were beat 4-0 at home to Atalanta on the opening night
18:59a month ago

Winning Start

Jurgen Klopp's side come into matchday two after a battling 1-0 victory away in Ajax last week. 

The six time European champions were resolute in defence as they hung onto a lead given to them via a bizarre own goal

18:58a month ago

Welcome!

Welcome to live updates from tonight's UEFA Champions League clash between Liverpool and FC Midtjylland from group D. My name is Dan Clubbe and I will be your host as Liverpool host FC Midtylland at Anfield.
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