Brazilian Philippe Coutinho struck a hat-trick as Liverpool crushed Spartak Moscow 7-0 to move into the knockout stages of the Champions League as Group E winners. The five-times European champions took the lead in the fourth minute with a Coutinho penalty after Salah was pulled down by Georgi Dzhikiya. Also read Champions League: Juventus clinch Champions League knockout place with win in GreeceThree minutes later, Liverpool added their third. Also read Champions League: Barcelona set to continue unbeaten streak in top 16It is Liverpool's second 7-0 win in the group following their victory by the same scoreline against Maribor in Slovenia in October. Spartak finish third in the group, behind second-placed Sevilla, and move into the Europa League.
Source: dna December 07, 2017 04:16 UTC