Liverpool swept into the last 16 of the Champions League with a comfortable win over 10-man Atletico Madrid that ensured they will finish top of Group B.
Liverpool have a 100 percent record so far this season in the Champions League and sit in first place in Group B with nine points, so with a victory against Atletico Madrid they can book their place in the last 16 of the competition. Los Rojiblancos will be keen to exact some revenge at Anfield on Wednesday night, though, after losing 3-2 in Matchday 2.
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Early goals by Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane, both created by Trent Alexander-Arnold, put the Reds in full command and there was no way back for the Spanish side once Felipe was sent off before half-time.
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The goals from Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane in the first half were enough for Liverpool to overcome Atletico Madrid, who went down to 10 men in that first half when Felipe was shown a straight red. It finished 2-0, leaving Atleti with a lot of work to do in this group.