Champions' League round-up: Lopez lifts Porto into pole position as Anfield trip awaits

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Porto, Liverpool's next opponents, moved to the top of Group A, leapfrogging Marseilles thanks to a 2-1 victory over the French side. The Moroccan midfielder, Tarik Sektioui, ran from halfway to open the scoring before Mamadou Niang equalised. Lizandro Lopez headed the winner from Ricardo Quaresma's cross 12 minutes from time.

Rosenborg's enterprising campaign is set to be rewarded by a place in the knockout stages after they recorded an impressive 2-0 win in Valencia. Steffan Iversen, the former Tottenham striker, scored twice to complete a double over the Spanish side and leave their new coach, Ronald Koeman, contemplating an embarrassing early exit. "They were rather timid," said Trond Henriksen, Rosenborg's coach.

Two goals from Filippo Inzaghi and one from Kaka gave Milan victory against Shakhtar Donetsk in Group D, while Lazio revived their chances of qualification from Group C thanks to Tommaso Rocchi's double against Werder Bremen. The Romans are level on points with Olympiakos, who held the leaders Real Madrid to a goalless draw in Athens.

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