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Liverpool top Group E with two goals in two minutes

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Liverpool finish top of Group E with two goals in two minutes that got them an 0-2 win against RB Salzburg.

Jurgen Klopp’s side had to win today in Salzburg in order to guarantee qualification for the knockout stages of the Champions League.

With almost an hour on the clock, the defending champions were struggling to break down a resolute Red Bull side.

Both teams strikers who are usually so prolific were guilty of missing glorious opportunities.

Something that Salzburg’s teenage sensation Erling Haaland had not done up until today’s game.

However, Liverpool finally broke the deadlock with a goal from former Salzburg player Naby Keita.

Keita got on the end of a Sadio Mane cross to head home and give the visitors an 0-1 lead in the 57th minute.

It wasn’t 60 seconds later, and the Merseysiders had doubled their lead.

This time it was Mohamed Salah.

The Egyptian forward, took the ball around goalkeeper Cican Stankovic, fording himself almost too wide.

It appeared an impossible angle, but Salah found the back of the net.

The goal wiped out all the energy that the hosts had shown up until that point.

Liverpool could have then had more, with a Mane effort cleared off the line.

Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool army march on to the knock out stages as Group E winners.

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