Diogo Jotaâs fast start to his Liverpool career continued apace, as his hat-trick blew Atalanta away. Atalanta sink Liverpool as Bayern, Man City through to Champions League last 16 Thursday, 26 Nov 2020 07:23 AM MYT Atalanta's Robin Gosens celebrates scoring their second goal against Liverpool with teammates at Anfield, Liverpool November 25, 2020. Jota's impressive performance allowed Liverpool to win their opening three group matches for the first time and they have already established a five-point lead at the halfway stage with two home matches to come next. Atalanta's Josip Ilicic and Robin Gosens scored quickfire second-half goals to give â¦ Fra Stadio di Bergamo og kampen mellom Atalanta og Liverpool i UEFA Champions League. Champions League LIVE: Atalanta v Midtjylland. Juventus, Lazio, and Atalanta will financially benefit from advancing to the next stage of the UEFA Champions League, a tournament that every year distributes â¬2 billion among its participants. Finally Klopp has someone to not only challenge his established front three of Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Mane - the latter pair also both scoring within a couple of minutes of each other at the start of the second half - but to improve the much-vaunted unit and his £41million transfer already looks good value. With Manchester City up next in the Premier League on Sunday he even took the opportunity here, removing Jota, who sparked an injury scare by hobbling off, Andy Robertson and Jordan Henderson from the fray with 25 minutes to go and later resting Trent Alexander-Arnold and Georginio Wijnaldum - all likely to be key figures at the Etihad Stadium. Jurgen Klopp â¦ Johan Cruijff ArenA - Amsterdam. Atalanta gave their hopes of progression to the next round of the Champions League a major boost with a 2-0 win at Liverpool last week and they now sit just two points off the Reds in first. Re-live Wednesday's Champions League action Last season they reached the quarter-finals of the competition on their Champions League debut. Champions League on Tuesday 27 October 2020. It was the 36th different central defensive partnership Klopp has started during his five years at the club but there were no concerns in defence, even against a side who scored 98 goals in Serie A last season, with Jota running the hosts ragged at the other end. Follow all the action as Atalanta host Liverpool in the Champions League group stage this evening. Group D was considered a potentially â¦ Atalanta 0-5 Liverpool: Champions League â as it happened. Substitute Luis Muriel put Atalanta into the knockout stage of the Champions League on Wednesday, scoring in the 85th minute to secure a 1-0 win over 10 â¦ The Dutchman was voted the UEFA Champions League Man of the Match in Atalanta's 4-1 win against Valencia. Mane and Curtis Jones had already been denied by Sportiello but he was no match for Jota in the 33rd minute when Gomez picked out his team-mate with a long diagonal ball. Usually, an away trip in the Champions League would be one of the most highly-anticipated matches of Liverpoolâs season, even if it is just the group stage. It will kick off at 8pm UK time and is being held at the Gewiss Stadium. Joel Matip returned to the squad after a four-match absence but Klopp opted to hand 19-year-old Rhys Williams - who a year ago was playing for Kidderminster against Curzon Ashton in National League North - his full Champions League debut at centre-back with Joe Gomez against a side featuring eight players who reached last season's quarter-finals. Diogo Jota took his tally to six goals in 10 days with a Champions League hat-trick as Liverpool hammered Atalanta 5-0 to put themselves within touching distance of the knockout stages already. Atalanta vs Ajax live streaming: Watch UEFA Champions League online, preview, prediction & odds. Liverpool v Atalanta: TV channel and live stream Midfielder Davy Klaassen squandered the best Ajax chance, shooting too close to Gollini, who saved well with an outstretched foot in the 75th minute. Early qualification would be a major boost for Klopp in this most congested of seasons as it would give him the chance to offer some much-needed respite to his major players. They host Midtjylland this evening at â¦ Atalanta will not know their Champions League fate either way tonight, as itâ s very tight in Group D with Liverpool and Ajax. Lionel Messi and Thomas Müller have finished level. Substitute Luis Muriel put Atalanta into the knockout stage of the Champions League on Wednesday, scoring in the 85th minute to secure a 1-0 win over 10-man Ajax and clinch second place in Group D. As Ajax pressed forward in search of the victory it needed to â¦ Atalanta won the match 1-0. Salah then turned provider for Mane to chip over Sportiello but Jota was in no mood to see his limelight stolen and ran onto Mane's pass to round Sportiello and roll a shot into an empty net. UEFA Champions League round of 16 qualified teams: Real Madrid, Borussia Monchengladbach, Atalanta sneak in Here's a look at which teams have punched their tickets to the round of 16 in February Atalanta's score listed first. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. Atalanta were more dangerous after the break, with Noussair Mazraoui blocking a shot by Matteo Pessina in the 66th as gaps opened in the Ajax defense. Liverpool will book their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with victory over Atalanta on Wednesday. He is only the second man to find the net in his first two Champions League appearances for the club, after Robbie Keane in 2008, and already has more goals for the club in 2020 (seven) than Firmino (five) despite having arrived less than two months ago. Atalanta, who have been relegated three times in the 21st century, have defied the odds to rise to Europe's top table ahead of their Champions League bow at Dinamo Zagreb on Wednesday. Looking for more attacking options, Ajax coach Erik ten Hag brought on veteran striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar in place of defender Nicolás Tagliafico in the 63rd minute but it failed to produce a goal. newspaper archive. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong), Connect with the definitive source for global and local news. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) “It’s an extraordinary achievement, better than last year’s because there were two legendary teams in our group,” Gasperini said. Kommentatorer: Øyvind Alsaker og Nils Johan Semb. Yes, even an important Champions League game at Anfield. The Champions League Group D tie will take place on Wednesday, November 25. LIVERPOOL - ATALANTA 0-2: Liverpool kunne sikret avansement til åttedelsfinale i Champions League med seier mot Atalanta onsdag. Not many sides come to Anfield and emerge with the lion's share of the chances. Match Details: Liverpool vs Atalanta Match Time: 01:30 A.M. IST Match Date: 26-11-2020 Venue: Anfield Stadium, England UEFA Champions League Liverpool vs Atalanta LIVE Broadcast Details. Mane saw his goalbound shot tipped around the post but two goals within four minutes of the start of the second half killed the hosts' comeback hopes. Express. An injury-hit Ajax, missing Daley Blind, David Neres and Lassina Traore, had the best of the possession for most of the match but lacked attacking flair and could not break down the well-organized Atalanta defense. Having secured all nine points their first three games, the Reds can clinch a â¦ Champions League: Atalanta stun Liverpool; City, Bayern win. Date: 9th December 2020 at 6:35pm Written by: Forza Italian Football Staff. “They defended very compact and we created too little.”, More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports, Atalanta players celebrate at the end of the group D Champions League soccer match between Ajax and Atalanta at the Johan Cruyff ArenA in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. Atalanta only needed a draw to reach the round of 16 again and had the first real chance of the match in the 20th minute but Marten de Roon shot wide following a well-worked team move. The goal came shortly after teenage midfielder Ryan Gravenberch was sent off following a second booking. AMSTERDAM (AP) — Substitute Luis Muriel put Atalanta into the knockout stage of the Champions League on Wednesday, scoring in the 85th minute to secure a 1-0 win over 10-man Ajax and clinch second place in Group D. As Ajax pressed forward in search of the victory it needed to progress, Remo Freuler won the ball in midfield and quickly passed to Muriel who rounded goalkeeper André Onana and slid the ball into the net. Atalanta can move into contention for qualification from Group D of the Champions League when they take on Danish club Midtjylland on Tuesday. Diogo Jota gives Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp real Man City problem, Liverpool player ratings: Diogo Jota earns nine after stunning treble, Atalanta 0-5 Liverpool: Reds earn stunning Champions League win as Diogo Jota scores three, Trent Alexander-Arnold opens up on Virgil van Dijk pre-match messages, Liverpool ace Diogo Jota sparks injury fears after bagging hat-trick, Ferdinand picks out the 'slight' in Alexander-Arnold's game. Matches. Atalanta 0-5 Liverpool: Reds earn stunning Champions League win as Diogo Jota scores three Liverpool defeated Atalanta 5-0 away from home in the Champions League â¦ “You don’t get many chances and you have to convert the chances you get,” Klaassen said. Liverpool will host Atalanta on Wednesday in a UEFA Champions League Group D game. Tributes flowed pre-match from Liverpool and their visitors Atalanta. 2020/21, Group stage - Group D Atalanta faces Ajax in a UEFA Champions League group stage match at Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 (12/9/20). Ajax welcome Atalanta to the Johan Cruyff Arena for a 5:55pm kick-off on Wednesday, with both teams needing a result to qualify for the last-16 of the Champions League. SportsPlus.Me Live Score. 2. Salah's half-pitch run to score from Jones' pass when an Atalanta corner broke down was reminiscent of the one he scored against Arsenal in August 2019 and his 22nd European goal in 38 appearances drew him level with Owen in the club's all-time list - only Steven Gerrard (41) has more. A Twitter List by AaccountSerie . Champions League LIVE: Ajax v Atalanta. SportsPlus.Me Live Score. 2020â21 UEFA Champions League: These are the matches that Atalanta have played in European football competitions. Atalanta finished two points behind Liverpool in Group D. The English champion was already assured of top spot before it was held to a 1-1 draw at Midtjylland. Ajax finished third in the group and has to settle for a Europa League spot. When free-scoring Atalanta were drawn in the same group, it was immediately ear marked as a goalfest. “We’ve shown that we can win anywhere in Europe.”. Atalanta go through as Group D runners-up behind Liverpool. Liverpool suffered a 2-0 defeat to Atalanta at Anfield on Wednesday night, wasting the chance to book their spot in the last 16 of the Champions League as a result. Having shot too close to Marco Sportiello in only the second minute Jota did not make the same mistake twice in the 16th minute, dinking a shot past the goalkeeper after blindsiding Jose Luis Palomino chasing Alexander-Arnold's through-ball.