Thrilling game sees Liverpool win away against Atlético de Madrid

Reuters

●      Liverpool beat Atlético Madrid for the first time in the Champions League (D2 L2), while this victory ended a five game winless run in away games against Spanish sides in the competition (D1 L4).

●      Atlético Madrid conceded more than twice in a Champions League home game for the first time under Diego Simeone, last doing so in December 2009 against FC Porto (0-3).

●      Liverpool led 2-0 after just 13 minutes – the earliest Atlético Madrid have ever been two goals down in a Champions League match before. However, it was also the first time Liverpool have ever scored and conceded 2+ goals in the opening half of a UEFA Champions League game.

●      With his opening goal, Mohamed Salah became the first player in the club’s history to score in nine consecutive appearances for Liverpool in all competitions.

●      Atlético Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann became the first player in UEFA Champions League history to score 2+ goals and also be sent off in a single match.

●      Andrew Robertson’s assist for Mohamed Salah’s opener was his first assist in 30 Champions League appearances, since getting one against Crvena Zvedza in October 2018.

●      Mohamed Salah has scored 18 of the 20 penalties he’s taken for Liverpool in all competitions, a conversion rate of 90% from the spot for the Reds.


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