Liverpool see incredible Anfield record end in Midtjylland win as problems mount

Liverpool saw an incredible Anfield record come to an end in the Champions League win over Midtjylland.

The Reds made it two wins from two in their European campaign with a 2-0 win against the Danish side.

Diogo Jota finished off a slick move on 55 minutes before Mohamed Salah swept home a penalty in stoppage time.

Jurgen Klopp made changes to his line-up, which saw his side lose their high shot count as they registered nine in total.

While they were able to find the net to top Group D, the victory did see them lose out on a home record.

Liverpool failed to register a single shot on target in the first half against Midtjylland.

And it is the first time this has happened in 51 games, dating back to October 2018 when they drew 0-0 with Manchester City.

This was not the only problem the Premier League champions faced, though, as they lost Fabinho to injury in the first half.

The midfielder, who arrived from Monaco two seasons ago, was stepping in for Virgil van Dijk after his ACL tear in the Merseyside derby.

And Klopp’s update on the Brazilian was not very positive, saying after the game: “Losing another centre-back was exactly the last thing we needed.

“[Fabinho] felt his hamstring and that’s not good.

“He didn’t feel it too much: he said he could have played on but not make any more sprints.”

While Klopp was left fuming on the touchline at manager Brian Priske after a player’s tackle on Jordan Henderson.

But he said after the game: “No, not at all. What Midtjylland did tonight was absolutely brilliant. I loved it.

“I’m obsessed with organisation, and how they filled the game with life and caused us problems, it gets all my respect.

“In that situation (the Henderson tackle), the discussion at that moment was that it was a foul.

“Maybe my colleague was already celebrating the situation (of Midtjylland pressing) and didn’t see it was a foul. There was nothing else.”

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