Roberto Firmino strike gives Liverpool last-gasp win over Paris St Germain

Substitute Roberto Firmino drilled home an added-time winner as Liverpool won an enthralling Champions League opener 3-2 at home to Paris St Germain.

Last season’s beaten finalists had squandered a two-goal lead given to them by Daniel Sturridge, on his first start for the Reds in the competition, and James Milner’s penalty inside 36 minutes.

However, PSG enjoyed a stroke of luck with the absence of an offside flag in the build-up to Thomas Meunier pulling one back and when Neymar and Kylian Mbappe combined for the latter to score seven minutes from time it appeared the damage had been done.

However, Firmino – left out of the starting line-up with an eye injury sustained in Saturday’s win at Tottenham – struck in the second minute of added time as Jurgen Klopp’s side began another European adventure in dramatic style.

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