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Liverpool fans react as Rodney Marsh predicts Champions League exit for the Reds

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Liverpool fans react as Rodney Marsh predicts Champions League exit for the Reds

The former Manchester City man believes RB Salzburg will beat Jurgen Klopp’s side on matchday six.

Liverpool drew 1-1 against Napoli at Anfield last night after a second half equaliser from Dejan Lovren cancelled out Dries Mertens’ opener.

That means that the champions of Europe must avoid defeat against Red Bull Salzburg on matchday six to ensure safe passage to the knockout rounds.

The Reds took qualification down to the final match of last season’s group stage and still ended up winning the trophy, so there’s no real need for panic around Anfield.

But former Manchester City striker Rodney Marsh was keen to point out that his former employers ‘cruised’ through to the last 16 while the Reds will be in the Europa League if they lose in Austria.

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He predicts the Reds will go down 3-1 against a free-scoring Salzburg side, who came back from 3-0 down in the match at Anfield, before Mo Salah clinched a 4-3 win.

And many fans on Twitter were not impressed with Marsh, pointing out that the scenario for both sides was similar last season and it was Liverpool who lifted the trophy in Madrid.

Marsh used to be on Soccer Saturday and is now on SiriusXM FC radio out in America as a pundit, but his views didn’t go down too well…

 

 

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