Liverpool escaped, with three precious points, the ambush of Danish visitor Mittelland, and won with 2/0, in the second round of the group four games of the first round of the UEFA Champions League, which also witnessed the tie of the Italian Atalanta with Ajax, 2/2.
At the “Anfield” stadium in Liverpool, the owners of the field suffered from the absence of some of their main stars from the starting lineup, but achieved a precious victory, which would be the second consecutive victory for the owners of the red shirt.
Liverpool increased to six points, leading the group with two points ahead of Atalanta, and Metjilland remained in the last position of the group without points, after suffering the second consecutive defeat in the group.
The first half of the match ended with a goalless draw, Portuguese Diogo Jota opened the scoring on 55 minutes, and Mohamed Salah scored the second goal from the penalty spot after three minutes of the match discounts.
And at the “Joyce” stadium in Bergamo, Atalanta refused to spoil the guests for the team’s celebration of their first Champions League match at this stadium, and Atalanta won a precious 2/2 draw, bringing their score to four points in the second in the group, while Ajax scored his first point. In that group, he remained in third place.
Ajax ended the first half with two clean goals, scored by Dushan Tadic and Lasina Traore after 30 minutes of penalty kick, and 38.
In the second half, Atalanta responded strongly and scored two goals, signed by Colombian international Dovan Zapata, at 54 and 60 minutes.