Milan Pavkov's Brilliant Long Range Shot Gives Red Star 2-0 Lead

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'We will keep going and playing because it doesn't take much for those chances to go in'.

At the moment they stay second in the table on six points and there still remain a number of permutations which will see them qualify.

Liverpool's terrible display in their defeat to Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday night can be summed up in one statistic - zero succesful tackles in midfield.

"It's one of those periods we need to get through", he said. [There were] a lot of balls which don't count as a shot on target because we missed the target.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said afterwards: "The boys are very disappointed, I'm very disappointed and we have to do better". A win at Paris Saint-Germain this month combined with a positive result for Napoli at home to Red Star would secure a place in the knockout phase for last season's beaten finalists. "Pavkov scored two attractive goals, but all the boys played really well - now if only we could play like this every week", he said. "We need to come together as a team and try to give what the gaffer wants, try to get the spark and try to win games more comfortably".

We know he changed the game at Salzburg when he came on, that was impressive that day. They were aggressive, very aggressive, in all parts - but they were aggressive in the last game as well, we only did better.

Mohamed Salah fired over the bar shortly afterwards to sum up a poor first half for Liverpool, with Daniel Sturridge also missing an early chance for the visitors when he volleyed over the bar from close range.

In the event that Liverpool draw with PSG next round and Napoli beat Red Star, then Liverpool will need to avoid defeat to Napoli in the final round to guarantee progression as runners up to Napoli, though they will be hoping that PSG drop points against Red Star to go through, which is unlikely.

"I think the message it sends to the rest of the players was, 'You won 4-0 last time we'll be fine again tonight'".

"The second half was really dominant but we didn't score". We have to make sure in Paris we do better.

But Red Star were worthy of the victory - the first they have claimed in the Champions League for 26 years - in front of a noisy and passionate home crowd in the Rajko Mitic Stadium.

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