Liverpool vs Ludogorets player ratings: Was Mario Balotelli the best player on the pitch?

A closer look at the individual performances at Anfield

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European night's returned to Liverpool and with it brought the drama one expects.

Against the unfancied Ludogorets, Liverpool were expected to make a serene return to the Champions League. However, their Bulgarian opponents offered more than most expected.

In the end, Liverpool came out on top after some late drama.

Mario Balotelli scored his first Liverpool goal and looked to have won the Reds the game. But Dani Abalo had other ideas and equalised for Ludogorets in injury time.

There was still enough time though for Steven Gerrard to score from the spot - which he did.

But who was the stand-out performer? Who had an off night for Liverpool? We rate the players...


Who was your man of the match? Let us know in the comments below...