Seven up as Liverpool bursts into last 16

Brendan Rodgers has admitted work is needed before they compete in Champions League

Brendan Rodgers has admitted work is needed before they compete in Champions League

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool put on a scintillating display of attacking football against Spartak Moscow to reach the last 16 of the Champions League.

15 minutes into the game, Coutinho doubled the lead after a lovely play between Sadio Mane, Salah and Roberto Firmino.

A Liverpool win would not only see them through as winners of the group, but it would also be the first time any single country has sent five teams through to the knockout stages. It's not often you can face Bayern Munich, Real Madrid or Juve if you win your group.

Liverpool have made a formal complaint to Uefa after striker Rhian Brewster was the victim of alleged racial abuse by a Spartak Moscow player during today's game between the clubs.

Every ball now was being funnelled to Mo Salah and eventually - with the clock ticking down the Egyptian got his goal (his 18th of the season) when he twisted and turned in the area before firing high into the Kop net.

Click on the link above to follow commentary on all the action, while below is the full schedule as we will have reaction and analysis on all the UCL action on Wednesday.

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Feyenoord's Renato Tapia (L) vies for the ball with Napoli's Elseid Hysaj during their match at the Feyenoord Stadium in Rotterdam on December 6, 2017. Spartak, who needed a win to progress, drop into the Europa League. Coutinho finished with his left foot back across the keeper.

A couple of months ago Liverpool were dismantled 4-1 at Wembley by Tottenham Hotspur.

Leonardo Jardim's men look a shadow of the team that shone en route to the semi-finals last term.

The Turkish champions rang the changes but were still too good for Leipzig in Germany, as Spain worldwide Alvaro Negredo and Brazilian Talisca scored in either half.

Ironically, the Reds found themselves up 3-0 at halftime against their Russian opponents; the same scoreline as their last European fixture against Sevilla before the La Liga side roared back to take a share of the spoils with three goals of their own in the second half.

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