Liverpool's Firmino stoppage time goal sinks Paris St-Germain

Juergen Klopp hugs Liverpool's Roberto Firmino

Juergen Klopp hugs Liverpool's Roberto Firmino The Canadian Press

Liverpool defeated Paris Saint-Germain in their first match in the Champions League, 3-2.

Firmino had recovered enough to come of the bench and grab the added-time victor but Klopp was pleased with both forwards, especially as the Brazilian looked set to miss out completely.

Tuchel's men overturned a 2-0 deficit thanks to Thomas Meunier and Kylian Mbappe - who restored parity with seven minutes remaining on Merseyside. "We have to keep going". We needed all of our focus and we covered a lot of yards and closed all of the gaps.

The pair were both part of the Stoke City side that finished 19th in the Premier League last season, garnering just 33 points from 38 games and subsequently dropping back down to the second tier after a 10-year stay in the top flight.

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Making his first ever start for the Reds in a Champions League fixture (in his seventh season at the club), Daniel Sturridge took half-and-hour to break the deadlock, creeping between two defenders to head an Andrew Robertson cross home from close range.

But he has returned fitter than ever this season and already has two goals to his credit.

Whether it was a result of Mane's refusal to leave him alone or not, we will never know, but Firmino told Klopp he was fit to play on the morning of the match and was brought on with 20 minutes remaining to score the victor. "He was everywhere. He helped left and right and he was in the box when he was needed", Klopp said. Firmino celebrated by running towards the crowd with one hand covered over his wounded eye, much to Klopp's amusement. Yes, when you have Bobby Firmino available, you actually always think, "Come on, bring him".

Liverpool boss Klopp loves his players to have a high work rate and he encourages his side to play with intensity and commitment.

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