Champions League: Liverpool makes headway in PSG home-opener

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Daniel Sturridge and James Milner were also on target at Anfield, where last season's finalists emerged triumphant despite surrendering a 2-0 lead against the Ligue 1 champions. Thomas Meunier then clawed one back for PSG close to half-time before Kylian Mbappe equalised in the 83rd minute - but Firmino struck on 92 minutes to make it six wins out of six for Liverpool this season. And that's what we've done by beating both of them [Spurs and PSG]. But, Roberto Firmino of Brazil came off the bench and scored the victor for Liverpool, moments before the final whistle.

Last night, Liverpool and PSG produced an fantastic game to remind all of us why we miss Europe's foremost club competition.

It was the 29-year-old's first start in the competition for Liverpool and his first start in the Champions League since he was part of Chelsea's title-winning team in 2012.

Klopp's men were able to dominate in the midfield and win the 50/50 balls.

Thomas Meunier's low volley cut Liverpool's lead in the first half and the Belgium global suggested PSG should consider following the Reds' tactical plan.

After being sent on loan to West Bromwich Albion last season, the injury-prone England forward's Liverpool career looked over.

"Super game from Daniel, I told him before the game that I never saw him as fit as he is now", Klopp added. "He was everywhere. He helped left and right and he was in the box when he was needed", Klopp said.

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Sadio Mane has revealed he urged Roberto Firmino to play with one eye against Paris Saint-Germain just 24 hours before kick-off. Klopp quipped with a trademark grin toward the cameras stationed pitch-side at Melwood.

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