Alisson’s message to the defenders, the fumes of the boss of Midtjylland and other Liverpool moments were missing.


Goals from Diogo Jota and Mohamed Salah in the second half hurt the Danes as the Reds gained control of Group D after Atalanta’s draw at home to Ajax.

Liverpool won 2-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday evening with a 2-0 win over FC Midtjylland.

A look at some of the missed moments after the 2-0 win over Midtjylland on Tuesday evening

But of course you knew all that.

The Reds are now waiting for the results of a scan, with Jurgen Klopp sweating on the news, at a time when he has only one fit senior midfielder in the form of Joe Gomez.

In an otherwise unremarkable game, Fabinho was withdrawn in the first half for Rhys Williams after a hamstring injury.

Curiously, midfield manager Brian Priske could be seen on the bench at Anfield clutching a small black notepad for much of the game.

What you may have missed, however, was a series of subplots to the Anfield game.

The apparent diary may have kept his tactical secrets, but there was only one use for it when Jay opened the scoring in the second half.

After playing tightly against Klopp’s Premier League champions for more than 50 minutes, Priske could be seen expressing his frustration with his team’s goal.

It looked like it hurt.

After falling behind at Anfield, Priske repeatedly struck his little black book angrily against his forehead.

When Rhys Williams came into the game to replace the crippled Fabinho, the lead of Joe Gomez next to him will have been decisive.

For an inexperienced backline, who had never played together as partners before, communication was the key to this clean sheet.

Throughout the entire game, the Brazilian number one could be heard giving instructions to both defenders, and in particular giving Williams the confidence he needed to get through a tricky situation unscathed.

So too the conversation of the goalkeeper behind him in Alisson Becker….


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