PSG 2-1 Liverpool: Player Ratings - What the media and statistics say

Tyler Owen
November 30, 2018

If Jurgen Klopp's team don't get a positive result, it will force them to beat Napoli at home in the last game of the group stage.

In a separate interview, available to watch below, Klopp further reiterated his accusatory comments, and how PSG made Liverpool "look like butchers" due to the amount of times they ate grass, but are usually considered "the fairest team in England".

PSG led early in Wednesday's crunch Group C clash when Juan Bernat capitalised on poor defending and the hosts doubled their advantage through a record-breaking Neymar goal.

However, if they win 2-1, they won't qualify for last-16 because of an away goals rule.

"I know that now the main headline will be "Klopp said" but the number of interruptions in that game was just not cool", Klopp said.

Will Liverpool shock the soccer world, or will PSG rise to the occasion?

Napoli ran out 3-1 winners over Red Star Belgrade, eliminating them from Europe.

Referee Szymon Marciniak booked six Liverpool players and Marco Verratti was perhaps fortunate not to be given a harsher punishment than his yellow card after a poor challenge on Joe Gomez.

Substitutes: Alves (5), Choupo-Moting (6), Rabiot (N/A).

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A 1-0 win would see Liverpool equal on points, head to head, and on goal difference with Napoli.

There was a lack of urgency all over the field from Jurgen Klopp's side, compared to their French counterparts, with their defending leaving a lot to be desired, while their was no fluidity or genuine threat in the attacking third, as the PSG goal was rarely troubled over the course of the game.

'We don't need to think we are a s*** team, ' said Holland defender Virgil van Dijk.

STAR MAN Had it not been for the efforts of Alisson in goal for Liverpool, especially in the first half, then PSG could've been out of sight by half time.

But Liverpool did not give up.

Liverpool must now rally immediately for the visit of neighbours Everton this weekend in the Premier League.

Second-placed Borussia Dortmund drew goalless with Club Bruges later on Wednesday but Monaco were left guaranteed to finish bottom of the group, having gleaned just one point.

Last season's beaten finalists are not out yet but they have a tough task to book a place in the knockout rounds of the Champions League.

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