By: Natasha Archary
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool make history after winning all 6 of their Group Stage games in the UEFA Champions League (UCL).
Advancing to the knockout round of the celebrated football league, Liverpool remain undefeated in the competition. Falling under what was called the “Group of Death”, the Reds went onto dominate the group.
Becoming the first English club in UCL history to ever win all 6 games.
Back to back wins against Porto, Milan and Atlético Madrid meant the Merseyside club were tough contenders in the UCL.
They advance to the knockout round with the top 2 teams from each group as follows:
The remaining 8 teams to advance will be decided after tonight’s fixtures.
A sterling 2-1 win by the Reds with goals by Mohammad Salah and Divock Origi sealed the deal for the English side.
Mohammad Salah has also gone onto become the first player with the most goals in the group stage of a European competition. He currently has 20 goals so far this season and it’s only December.
Manager Jurgen Klopp introduced many newcomers to the squad against Milan last night, with youngsters Tyler Morton, Harvey Davies, Conor Bradley and Elijah Dixon-Bonner all receiving play time.
While Joe Gomez and Naby Keita made brief appearances, regulars Virgil van Dijk, Jordan Henderson, Trent Alexander-Arnold and, Diogo Jota and Thiago were absent from the line-up.