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Champions League: Liverpool 3-0 Manchester City

FULL TIME!!!! Liverpool take a 3-0 lead to the second leg at Manchester City. Salah, Mane and the OX did the damage in the first half.

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90+2 YELLOW CARD!!!! Sterling (Manchester City) is booked.

90′ Three minutes stoppage time has been added.

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86′ YELLOW CARD!!!! Jordan Hendersongets into the book.

85′ Substitution!!! Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is out for Alberto Moreno (Liverpool)

79′ YELLOW CARD!!!!  Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) is booked for a foul against Mane.

78′ BLOCKED!!!! Henderson (Liverpool) blocks Fernadinho’s long-rance shot.

75′ YELLOW CARD!!!! Gabriel Jesus  (Manchester City) gets booked for a bad tackle..

74′ WIDE!!!! Sternling (Manchester City) races down the right channel before crossing for Jesus who hits his effort wide.

72′ CHANCE!!!! Solanke (Liverpool) crosses for Mane but Walker comes to the rescue and prods the ball away from the Liverpool winger.

71′ Substitution!!! Roberto Firmino (Liverpool) is out for Dominic Solank.

54′ Manchester City are really looking for an early goal in this second half and Ilkay Gündogan hits a shot that is diverted for a corner-kick.

52′ SUBSTITUTION!!!! Salah is withdrawn and Georginio Wijnaldum is on to replace him.

52′ CHANCE!!! Sane smashes a shot across goal after a beautiful ball from Fernandinho but he goes for the far corner when Jesus looked to be in a better position.

50′ WORRY!!!! Salah (Liverpool) is down injured and is presently receiving treatment on the sideline.

49′ CORNER-KICK!!! Sane (Manchester City) drives in on the left flank but he’s not allowed to cut in. He however gets a corner kick.

We are back for the Second Half. Can Manchester City turn the tide? We will know after the next 45 minutes.

HALF TIME!!!! Liverpool go into the break with a comfortable 3-0 lead with Manchester City hoping to come back better in the second half.

45+3 YELLOW CARD!!!! Otamendi goes into the book after a poor challenge on Robertson.

45+2 WIDE!!!! Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) heads wide from a free-kick.

45+1 ATTEMPT!!!! Nicolás Otamendi (Manchester City) hits a long range effort that slides wide.

45′ 2 minutes added.

43′ FREE-KICK!!!! Milner brings Kevin De Bruyne down outside the Liverpool area but City were unable to make anything of it.

40′ WIDE!!! Roberto Firmino (Liverpool) gets past four defenders before unleashing a strike that flies wide.

38′ STAT!!!! Liverpool have 48% to Manchester City’s 58%.

35′ BLOCK!!!! Left-back Robertson bursts into the box but Fernadinho does well to block his cross at the last second.

31′ G-O-A-L!!!!!!! Saido MANEEEEEE… The Senegalese nods home Liverpool’s third. It’s Liverpool 3-0 Manchester City.

20′ G-O-A-L!!!!!!!! It’s the OX. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain with a long drive from outside the area, fires past Ederson to double the lead for the Reds.  Liverpool 2-0 Manchester City.

18′ OFF-SIDE!!!! Salah (Liverpool) is flagged off-side.

14′ CHANCE!!!! Sane (Manchester City) drives forward in a counter attack with Jesus and Silva flanking hime, the German decides to hit a shot which goes wide to the right.

12′ G-O-A-L!!!!!!!! Mohammed Salah fires home to give the home side the lead after a terrific counter attack. Liverpool 1-0 Manchester City.

10′ STAT!!! Liverpool 24%, Manchester City 76%.

6′ CHANCE!!!! Sane (Manchester City) drives on goal down the left channel before smashing a shot at the side-netting.

2′ As expected, it is a high tempo game with Liverpool pressing for an early goal.

Game on…..

Manchester City SUBS: Bernardo Silva, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Claudio Bravo, Fabian Delph, John Stones, Danilo, Raheem Sterling.

Manchester City Starting XI (3-2-4-1): Ederson, Nicolás Otamendi, Vincent Kompany (c), Aymeric Laporte, Ilkay Gündogan, Fernandinho, Kyle Walker, Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus.

Liverpool SUBS: Nathaniel Clyne, Simon Mignolet, Danny Ings, Alberto Moreno, Conor Masterson, Dominic Solanke, Georginio Wijnaldum.

Liverpool Starting XI (4-3-3): Loris Karius, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Dejan Lovren, Virgil van Dijk, Andrew Robertson, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jordan Henderson (c), James Milner, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino.

Liverpool take on Manchester City in an all English Champions League quarter-final tonight.

The first leg match starts 7:45pm at Anfield.