Liverpool vs RB Salzburg, player ratings: Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah shine

The reigning champions rushed into the lead with Sadio Mane, Andrew Robertson and Mohamed Salah all getting on the scoresheet in the first half, before things became complicated

Lawrence Ostlere
Wednesday 02 October 2019 21:52
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Liverpool came through a major scare at Anfield to beat RB Salzburg and record their first points of the 2019-20 Champions League campaign.

The reigning champions rushed into the lead with Sadio Mane, Andrew Robertson and Mohamed Salah all getting on the scoresheet in the first half.

But Hwang Hee-Chan gave Salzburg a lifeline just before the break, before second-half goals by Takumi Minamino and Erling Haaland pulled a thrilling game level at 3-3.

But it was Liverpool who had the final word, when Salah pounced on Firmino's header in the box to smash home a winner.

The result means Liverpool climb to second in Group E, behind leaders Napoli, who drew with Genk in Belgium.

Take a look through our gallery to see how the players rated.

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