HISTORY MADE! Liverpool became the first English club to win all the six group stage matches following a 2-1 victory over AC Milan on Tuesday night.
Liverpool found themselves trailing in the 28th minute thanks to Fikayo Tomori’s close-range goal. However, Mohamed Salah drew Liverpool level minutes later before Divock Origi netted the winner in the second half.
The Reds had already qualified for the last 16 as well as confirmed as the group leaders heading into the away clash.
The victory saw Jurgen Klopp’s men finish first in Group B with 18 points, with Atletico Madrid second with seven. FC Porto dropped to the Europa League while AC Milan were eliminated.
- Liverpool are the first English club ever to win all six of their games in a single UEFA Champions League group stage.
- Divock Origi has scored his first goal in 15 Champions League appearances since scoring in the 2019 final against Spurs, while he has scored in back-to-back appearances in a single season in all competitions for the first time since May 2019.
- Milan have earned four points in this Champions League season: among Italian teams only Roma in 2004/05 (one) have gained so few points in a group stage of the competition.
- Fikayo Tomori is only the third English player to score a UEFA Champions League goal against an English opponent while playing for a non-English side, after Patrick Roberts for Celtic v Man City in 2016 and Jude Bellingham for Borussia Dortmund v Man City in 2021.