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Liverpool Continue Perfect Form With 2-0 Victory At Home Against Porto

Soccer Football - Champions League - Group B - Liverpool v FC Porto - Anfield, Liverpool, Britain - November 24, 2021 Liverpool's Divock Origi in action with FC Porto's Chancel Mbemba REUTERS/Phil Noble

November 25, (THEWILL) – Liverpool kept their pristine Champions League record with a 2-0 win over FC Porto at Anfield, thanks to goals from Mo Salah and Thiago Alcantara.

It was not until the 52nd minute that Thiago broke the deadlock with a stunning first-time shot from 25 yards out. And, with 20 minutes remaining, Salah secured the points with a beautiful move and strike from the right.

Liverpool were far from their best, but they could be forgiven for needing to find another gear after securing top spot in Group B with two games to spare.

As a result, the Reds’ manager had to rearrange his lineup for the match, giving 19-year-old midfielder Tyler Morton his Champions League debut.

In the first half, the visitors attempted to take advantage and generated the better chances, but only Otavio knows how he failed to finish off a quick break from 10 yards out.

With the game still goalless in the second half, Mateus Uribe came close before Liverpool actually took the lead and Salah wrapped up proceedings to see to it that there was only one winner on Wednesday.

Simply put, Porto were not good enough to take advantage of a reshuffled home team, but they remain in second position in the group and still have a chance to qualify.

The Merseysiders will end their Group B campaign against AC Milan on December 7, while FC Porto will face Atletico Madrid at home, with all three teams still in contention for second place.

Liverpool can make it six wins in a row in Milan, but Klopp will likely make a number of changes to team composition with qualification guaranteed.