Liverpool’s positive run in this early stage of the season continue as they picked up all three points on their Champions League group stage opening fixture, beating Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 at Anfield.
It was set to be a cracking tie and The Reds looked ready as they put out an intense and high energy football since kick off, creating many problems for the French champion.
Having tons of talented players, PSG will always be a treat though for The Reds, triggering an intriguing an exciting contest as both teams were keen on getting maximum result.
However, it was Liverpool that got the first break through as they found themselves in front after 30 minutes through Daniel Sturridge, who somehow got himself free inside the penalty area, before heading the ball home.
Six minutes later it was 2-0 for the home team when James Milner scored from a penalty kick which was given following Juan Bernat’s foul on Georginio Wijnaldum inside the spot.
PSG were not keen on backing down easily though as they got themselves back into the tie, making it 2-1 before half time break from a fine finish by Thomas Meunier.
Both teams continue their search for goals after the break, though the visitor curiously were playing more on the counter instead of trying to take more initiative going forward.
Nevertheless, Thomas Tuchell’s men still manage to get that equalizing goal after a fine finish from inside the box from Kylian Mbappe.
Just when the match seems to be heading for a 2-2 draw, Liverpool got themselves that fortune as Roberto Firmino, who came off the bench, managed to find the net deep in stoppage time and secured a precious home win for his side.