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UCL qualifier : Liverpool trash Hoffenheim in 2nd leg to progress
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UCL qualifier : Liverpool trash Hoffenheim in 2nd leg to progress

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Image result for U Liverpool trash Hoffenheim  in 2nd leg to progressLiverpool produced a stunning attacking display against play-off opponents Hoffenheim to ensure five English sides will compete in the Champions League group stage for the first time.

Leading 2-1 from the first leg, the Reds virtually wrapped up the tie with 3 goals in the opening 20 minutes.

Emre Can’s deflected shot put them ahead before Mohamed Salah reacted quickest to slot in a rebound off the post.

Can got his 2nd 143 seconds later before Hoffenheim substitute Mark Uth, pulled one back.

Roberto Firmino then put the tie beyond doubt after the break for the 4th.

The Reds, along with Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City and Manchester United will discover their group-stage opponents when the draw is made today.

In other results, CSKA Moscow defeated Young Boys of Switzerland 2-nil to preogress 3-nil on aggregate.

Sportin Lisbon thrashed Steaua Bucharest 5-1 on aggregate to progress. Slavia Prague held Apoel Nicosia to a goalless draw but went through 2-nil on aggregate.

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