Liverpool fans react to Naby Keita display vs Genk

Fabinho embraces team-mates Andrew Robertson and Adam Lallana

England worldwide Oxlade-Chamberlain s victor comes after his brace at Genk and an impressive performance on Tuesday as Klopp started with Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane on the bench ahead of the weekend s huge clash with Premier League title rivals Manchester City.

Liverpool veteran James Milner admits they need to improve their defending of set-pieces after a narrow Champions League victory over Genk. Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane were kept on the bench.

Even so, the Reds dominated the early going in front of their supporters at Anfield and took the lead in the 14th minute on a goal by Georginio Wijnaldum.

"In each of them we can decide it with a win, but that sounds easier than it is because both of them will be really tricky".

After a somewhat reserved first half an hour, Genk became more aggressive in their approach and began to press Liverpool higher up the pitch. A goal for either team before half-time would swing the game.

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Oxlade-Chamberlain restored Liverpool's lead in the 53rd minute.

The leveller was no less than the Belgians deserved for a spirited effort in the later stages of the first half, but they were a goal down again soon the restart.

In the 52nd minute, Mohamed Salah showed some ingenuity and quick feet with his back facing to goal, which allowed him to tee-up Oxlade-Chamberlain, who turned on a dime and fired into the far bottom-corner with his left foot for the game-winning goal.

Genk pushed for the equaliser in the final few minutes of the match, but the sixth time European champions ran out victors in the end.

Napoli was held to a 1-1 draw by Salzburg in the group's other game.

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