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Torres strikes to ease tension and seal Liverpool's progress

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Reds too good for Lille

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Spanish midfielder attacks Benitez on eve of key Europa League tie for beleaguered Liverpool

Reina wants Liverpool investment

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Benitez rues missed Liverpool chances

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez was left to rue missed opportunities in the 1-0 Europa League last 16 defeat in Lille but has backed his side to turn things around in next week's second leg.

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