Klopp says Liverpool targeted PSG star

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Roberto Firmino came off the bench to net a dramatic stoppage-time victor at Anfield after PSG had battled back from 2-0 down.

Six minutes later it was two, when James Milner fired a penalty into the bottom right corner after Georginio Wijnaldum was felled in the box by Juan Bernat.

"The cool development of this club is that when you hear Liverpool are playing PSG you don't think we have no chance any more", the German manager told reporters.

Firmino recovered enough to be on the bench against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night though and proved to be his side's hero after scoring a late victor to complete a remarkable three days.

After Firmino's rather disturbing eye injury sustained during the game against Tottenham Hotspur on the weekend, there were questions surrounding his readiness to play this game, and in the end Jurgen Klopp went with Sturridge to lead the line from the start.

The Brazil global made the difference with a brilliant 91st-minute victor, celebrating by covering up his eye, but Klopp made sure he highlighted Sturridge's contribution. "The last time was for Chelsea, when we won it", the 29-year-old said. But, it's early days and it's only one game so we're not going to get too excited.

Three minutes later, Liverpool forced the first save when Milner's cross fell to Virgil van Dijk, whose strike was pushed over the bar by Alphonse Areola.

The Reds dominated much of proceedings, however they allowed PSG to come back from two goals down and Robertson admitted he thought the Reds may have to settle for a draw.

"We covered a lot of yards and closed all the gaps and when we had the ball made them run and used the right wing". We know the players after the World Cup have struggled a bit.

"It was really important we started like we did".

"Bobby's done a great finish so fair play to him and like I said, all the lads have done brilliant today so it was a real team effort".

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