Liverpool cruised to a confidence-building victory in the Champions League as Rangers have been comfortably dismissed at Anfield.
Jurgen Klopp’s facet have struggled for kind this season however a disappointing Rangers represented the proper opposition to return to profitable methods as Liverpool moved nearer to a spot in the knockout section.
Rangers followers travelled to Merseyside in their 1000’s and backed their facet noisily all through an embarrassingly one-sided encounter which Liverpool ought to have received way more emphatically.
Trent Alexander-Arnold put Liverpool forward after solely seven minutes when he clipped an ideal 25-yard free-kick into the highest nook and solely veteran keeper Allan McGregor stored Rangers in vary with a succession of saves, irritating Darwin Nunez in specific.
Liverpool lastly bought the second aim they deserved eight minutes after the break when Mohamed Salah scored from the penalty spot after Leon King fouled Luis Diaz.
Rangers, who haven’t received a degree from three video games in Group A, had a late likelihood when Kostas Tsimikas cleared off the road from Rabbi Matondo however they have been outclassed by a Liverpool facet who didn’t have to hit high gear to win.
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- 66Alexander-ArnoldBooked at 90minsSubstituted forGomezat 90+3′minutes
- 4van Dijk
- 14HendersonSubstituted forFabinhoat 70′minutes
- 6Thiago AlcántaraSubstituted forMilnerat 81′minutes
- 20JotaSubstituted forFirminoat 69′minutes
- 27NúñezSubstituted forElliottat 80′minutes
- 28Freitas Gouveia Carvalho
- 26DaviesSubstituted forKamaraat 81′minutes
- 71TillmanSubstituted forSakalaat 66′minutes
- 10DavisSubstituted forJackat 66′minutes
- 4LundstramBooked at 37mins
- 14KentSubstituted forMatondoat 81′minutes
- 20MorelosSubstituted forColakat 73′minutes
Match ends, Liverpool 2, Rangers 0.
Second Half ends, Liverpool 2, Rangers 0.
Substitution, Liverpool. Joe Gomez replaces Trent Alexander-Arnold.
Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) is proven the yellow card.
Attempt saved. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) left footed shot from the centre of the field is saved in the centre of the aim. Assisted by Harvey Elliott.
Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Glen Kamara (Rangers).
Konstantinos Tsimikas (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Fashion Sakala (Rangers).
Offside, Rangers. James Tavernier tries a by way of ball, however Antonio-Mirko Colak is caught offside.
Attempt saved. Antonio-Mirko Colak (Rangers) left footed shot from the centre of the field is saved in the underside left nook.
Attempt blocked. Fashion Sakala (Rangers) header from the correct facet of the six yard field is blocked. Assisted by Borna Barisic with a cross.
Corner, Rangers. Conceded by Konstantinos Tsimikas.
Attempt blocked. Rabbi Matondo (Rangers) proper footed shot from a troublesome angle on the left is blocked. Assisted by Glen Kamara.
Offside, Liverpool. Alisson tries a by way of ball, however Luis Díaz is caught offside.
Konstantinos Tsimikas (Liverpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by James Tavernier (Rangers).
Attempt missed. Joël Matip (Liverpool) header from the centre of the field is shut, however misses to the correct. Assisted by Konstantinos Tsimikas with a cross following a nook.
Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by James Tavernier.
Offside, Rangers. John Lundstram tries a by way of ball, however Rabbi Matondo is caught offside.
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