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Alisson's big save could define Liverpool's season

Liverpool needed to beat Napoli to move on in the Champions League, and Alisson's save ensured they did. Could it prompt a deep European run?

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Alisson, Salah both earn 8/10s as Liverpool advance

Alisson and Mohamed Salah both turned in inspired performances as Liverpool clung to a 1-0 win over Napoli to move on to the UCL round of 16.

Salah, Alisson the heroes as Liverpool advance over Napoli

Liverpool had 22 shots on goal, but in the end, all they needed was one Mo Salah goal -- and some stunning Alisson saves -- to advance in Europe.

Klopp 'full of adrenaline' after Napoli win

Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp was left buzzing with adrenaline after Mo Salah scored the only goal of the game to make sure Liverpool progressed to the Champions League knockout stages over Napoli.

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Extra Time: Happy Birthday, Steve Nicol!

The FC guys discuss Steve Nicol's reaction to Alisson's late save for Liverpool against Napoli, compare Koulibaly and Van Djik and much more.

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Liverpool's pressure too much for Napoli

Steve Nicol and Gab Marcotti praise Liverpool's defensive efforts that saw them limit Napoli to just three shots on goal.

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Nicol: Van Dijk tackle was 'borderline red'

Former Liverpool defender Steve Nicol suggests Virgil van Dijk was lucky to escape with a yellow card for his challenge on Napoli's Dries Mertens.

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Fans go crazy as Liverpool, Napoli meet at Anfield

ESPN FC was on scene for a decisive day in the Champions League, full of tension, nerves and, at full-time for the home side, joy and relief.

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Why the Premier League should be afraid of 'Sarri-ball'

Chelsea used Man City's aggression against them last weekend and in doing so showed why they are not far off being a potentially dominant team.

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Don't laugh: Real could still win La Liga, Champions League

In one tiny 1-0 win at Huesca, Real Madrid showed just how they could still be in the picture for trophies this year. The signs of life are there.

Spurs sneak into knockout rounds after draw at Barca

Tottenham looked doomed to be relegated to the Europa League, until Lucas Moura's 85th-minute equaliser earned them a 1-1 draw at Barcelona.

Kane, Eriksen put in 9/10 showings

Tottenham played admirably at Barcelona, with Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen particularly convincing, but they could only manage a late draw.

Cillessen 9/10 as Barca draw vs. Spurs

Jasper Cillessen was absolutely superb between the posts and was unlucky to concede late as a rotated Barca side settled for a 1-1 draw.

Pochettino: Spurs achieved 'mission impossible' to reach UCL knockouts

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is delighted with his side after overcoming 'mission impossible' by qualifying for the Champions League last 16.

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Burley: Spurs won the lottery in Barcelona

Given Inter's draw with PSV and Barcelona having nothing to play for, Craig Burley says everything lined up for Tottenham to reach the UCL last 16.

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Ratings: Mbappe helps PSG clinch top spot in Group C

Kylian Mbappe was superb with one goal and two assists, while Neymar also got one of each and Marquinhos got in on the act as PSG beat Red Star 4-1.

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PSG's Tuchel lauds squad for finishing top of group

"We are all together -- it is not a question of system, but mentality and attitude," Tuchel said of PSG after their win over Red Star Belgrade.

Tuchel: Champions League shows PSG can handle pressure

PSG coach Thomas Tuchel is pleased with his side after they beat Red Star and top their group ahead of Liverpool and Napoli to reach the Champions League knockout stages.

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Mourinho deserves credit for Man United's UCL form

His side has not been good enough in domestic competition but, ahead of Matchday 6, Jose Mourinho has enjoyed better fortunes in Europe.

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Pogba actually makes Man United worse

Paul Pogba has the ability to be world-class but in a poor team, such as Jose Mourinho's Manchester United side, he is a liability.

Mourinho: Pogba needs a response to being dropped

Jose Mourinho is hoping Paul Pogba makes a statement when Manchester United face Valencia in the UEFA Champions League after being dropped in their Premier League games.

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Mourinho 'unaware' of agent's statement

Jose Mourinho claimed to be unaware of his agents statement about his Manchester United future and that he didn't care what Jorge Mendes had said.

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Transfers

LIVE Transfer Talk: Chelsea to move for Barca's 'other' Suarez

With Cesc Fabregas seemingly headed to Milan, Chelsea could move for Barcelona's Denis Suarez. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Transfer Rater: Rashford or Morata to Milan? Ribery to MLS?

Stevie Nicol weighs in on the latest transfer rumours including Marcus Rashford or Alvaro Morata to Milan, Miguel Almiron to Newcastle and more.

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Klopp 'full of adrenaline' after Napoli win

Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp was left buzzing with adrenaline after Mo Salah scored the only goal of the game to make sure Liverpool progressed to the Champions League knockout stages over Napoli.

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Mourinho: Pogba needs a response to being dropped

Jose Mourinho is hoping Paul Pogba makes a statement when Manchester United face Valencia in the UEFA Champions League after being dropped in their Premier League games.

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Extra Time: Happy Birthday, Steve Nicol!

The FC guys discuss Steve Nicol's reaction to Alisson's late save for Liverpool against Napoli, compare Koulibaly and Van Djik and much more.

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Moroccan boy recreates Kroos' World Cup goal

A boy from Morocco recreated Toni Kroos' free-kick goal during the 2018 World Cup to absolute perfection.

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Pochettino: Spurs achieved 'mission impossible' to reach UCL knockouts

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is delighted with his side after overcoming 'mission impossible' by qualifying for the Champions League last 16.

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Burley: Spurs won the lottery in Barcelona

Given Inter's draw with PSV and Barcelona having nothing to play for, Craig Burley says everything lined up for Tottenham to reach the UCL last 16.

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How Inter lost the plot against PSV

Gabriele Marcotti breaks down how a distracted Inter side failed to qualify for the group stages of the Champions League.

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Fans go crazy as Liverpool, Napoli meet at Anfield

ESPN FC was on scene for a decisive day in the Champions League, full of tension, nerves and, at full-time for the home side, joy and relief.

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Walton: Referees the front line against fan racism

Peter Walton calls on his experience to describe how referees can combat racial abuse from fans after an incident involving Raheem Sterling.

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Pochettino jokes 'Redknapp's reality TV win a trophy for Spurs'

Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino congratulated the club's former manager Harry Redknapp after his victory on British TV show 'I'm a Celebrity' claiming it as the club's first trophy of the season.

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Brazil's Marta the first woman to enter 'Hall of Fame' at Maracana

Brazilian footballer Marta became the first woman ever to leave her mark at the 'Hall of Fame' at the national Maracana stadium to celebrate the achievements of her career.

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Does Pogba really make Man United worse?

Craig Burley explains how Paul Pogba's current mindset and relationship with Jose Mourinho is negatively impacting Man United's team dynamic.

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The Toe Poke

Tennis star Djokovic sings in support of Red Star

He got slammed for backing Croatia at the World Cup, but Novak Djokovic was in his native Serbia on Tuesday supporting Red Star against PSG.

Scary Henry: Monaco boss gives player cold stare

Monaco boss Henry aimed a very stern stare at Benoit Badiashile as he made a very deliberate point of ensuring the defender tucked his chair away.

Liverpool boss Klopp immortalised in mural form

The finishing touches are still being applied to the 16ft portrait, though it has provoked strong reaction from fans on both sides of the city.

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