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Roberto Firmino strike gives Liverpool last-gasp win over Paris St Germain

Roberto Firmino strike gives Liverpool last-gasp win over Paris St Germain

Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino struck a stoppage time victor as the Merseyside club beat PSG 3-2 in a thrilling Champions League Group C clash on Tuesday.

Roberto Firmino was Liverpool's match-winner in midweek, with the Brazilian firing home in stoppage time against PSG.

Daniel Sturridge scored the opener in the 3-2 Champion League win over PSG.

World Cup victor Kylian Mbappe drew the visitors level with a composed finish late on but Firmino, who suffered an eye injury against Tottenham on Saturday, drilled in a 91st-minute victor.

Salah enjoyed a stunning debut season at Anfield, scoring 44 goals in all competitions as Liverpool finished fourth in the Premier League and reached the Champions League final.

Roberto Firmino is such an important cog in the Liverpool machine Sadio Mane was texting him 24 hours before their match against Paris St Germain urging the Brazil global to declare himself fit for the Champions League opener.

He posted: "I think I accidentally liked this comment while I was scrolling through the comments".

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In the best game on the opening week of the Champions League, Liverpool host Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield.

Chances came nearly few and far between for much of the second-half, but teenage French sensation Mbappe didn't waste his opportunity when the ball fell to him in the 83rd minute. Alphonse Areola has played well this season for both PSG and the France national team and could overtake Buffon as the first choice keeper.

Meanwhile, at the other end of the pitch, the rampaging trio of Mohammed Salah, Roberto Firmino, and Sadio Mane continues to terrify opposition defenses and gives Liverpool one of the most potent forward lines in European football and favorite sites at NJ online sportsbooks.

Mbappe was dispossessed by James Milner and Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk combined to feed the ball to Firmino. We have to. Although we see ourselves [there], we have to keep making the point.

"Bobby tested a little bit and then he went in and you think it's the moment when you have to show faith in the squad".

With the wind in their sails, Liverpool continued to press PSG in search for a second.


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