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Salah kicking Liverpool ahead of the Champions League

Mohamed Salah was once again the hero for Liverpool as the team on Tuesday met Napoli in the sixth and final match of the Champions League group stage.

The egyptian star scored the only goal when the English booked a place in the european tournament knockoutfase with a 1-0 victory over the italians.

Liverpool was forced to win, while Napoli could settle for a draw. The italians would even be able to go on with a defeat, if the Serbian Red Star managed to beat Paris Saint-Germain in the second match in the group.

It came to pass, however, is not. The French won 4-1 and moving on from the first place in group C with 11 points.

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Klopp can smile over Liverpool's second-place finish in the group. Photo: AP. the
Liverpool ending with nine points. The same is Naples, but the English takes the second place with a better mutual statistics.

it was two teams that had something at stake in Tuesday's showdown, was evident from the start of the match. Dueling was intense, and the pace was high.

After a little over 20 minutes broke the crowd at Anfield out of cheers, after Sadio Mané had sent the ball into the goal. Unfortunately for the home team had linjedommeren raised the flag, and sentenced the offside, and the position on the measured breeding remained, therefore, 0-0.

Ten minutes later, it was good enough.

Mohamed Salah snuck past the Napoli defence with a smart turn, and then was the only remaining obstacle goalkeeper David Ospina. He was no match for the målfarlige attacker, who from an acute angle slipped the ball through the legs of the colombianeren and made it 1-0.

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Salah was Liverpool's box. Photo: AP. the
In the second half it was even the same Ospina, who with several great saves ensured that Napoli did not come further to the rear. First, by rejecting Sadio Mané and a short time after Mohamed Salah.

In the overtime showed the Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson, that he was all of the money the british paid for him in the summer, worth it.

the Brazilian saved a big Naples-chance that could have sent Liverpool out of the darkness and the italians on.

Shortly after had Sadio Mané a big chance at the other end, but Mohamed Salahs goal was the only, and Liverpool could therefore raise their arms in triumph.

15 teams are ahead in the Champions League

With the exception of a single team are the after Tuesday's matches determined the 16 teams for the spring to participate in the round in the Champions League.

the Only uncertainty is in group F, where the Wednesday is going to be determined whether Lyon or Shakhtar Donetsk to make Manchester City joined to knockoutfasen.

the Following teams are guaranteed advancement to the spring of the first knockout round:

Atlético Madrid and Borussia Dortmund.

FC Barcelona and Tottenham.

Paris Saint-Germain and Liverpool.

Porto and Schalke 04.

Bayern Munich and Ajax.

Manchester City.

Real Madrid and AS Roma.

Juventus and Manchester United.

Source: The union of European Football associations (UEFA).

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