Maribor defended with eleven behind the ball and, for a time, frustrated Liverpool. There was only ever one side in in, though, and when the second half breakthrough came it was well deserved, the host Reds getting their first through Mohamed Salah, their second through Emre Can, and then Daniel Sturridge caping it late on the way to a comfortable if slightly low-key victory to take them top of their Champions League group.
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