Egyptian star Mohamed Salah led his Liverpool team to beat Atletico Madrid 3-2 during the match that brought them together on Tuesday in the third round of the second group competitions of the European Champions League, which also witnessed the victory of Porto over AC Milan 1-0.
Liverpool advanced with a goal scored by Mohamed Salah in the eighth minute, and Naby Keita added the second goal in the 13th minute, then Atletico reduced the difference after Antoine Griezmann scored the first goal in the 20th minute before the same player scored the second goal in the 34th minute, but Mohamed Salah returned again and scored a goal. A third for Liverpool in the 78th minute from a penalty kick, while the match saw Griezmann sent off a player in the 52nd minute.
Liverpool raised its score to nine points at the top of the standings, and Atletico Madrid’s balance stopped at four points in second place.
In the second match, Porto defeated its guest AC Milan with a clean goal, scored by Luis Diaz in the 65th minute, to raise his score to four points in third place, with a goal difference behind Atletico Madrid, and Milan remained without credit at the bottom of the standings.