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Joaquin Correa’s equaliser for Sevilla spoils Liverpool’s return | Football

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Liverpool returned to the Champions League with a performance that gave credence to what the Premier League has long suspected. Jurgen Klopp has constructed an exhilarating attacking force on suspect foundations. Weak defending came to the fore once again as Sevilla thwarted Liverpool’s ambitions at Anfield.

Klopp’s team dominated for long spells but a dreadful error from Dejan Lovren and a collective failing that allowed Joaquín Correa to equalise late on undermined their impressive efforts in the final third. It could have been worse for Klopp’s side had Luis Muriel not wasted a gilt-edged chance in the final minute before Joe Gomez was sent off for a second bookable offence on the outstanding Correa. Klopp was embroiled in a touchline row with Sevilla coaches after the final whistle but his ire should have been reserved for his rearguard.

Sevilla stalled Liverpool’s Champions League return by one season and Klopp’s side were intent on making up for lost time as they…



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