-Liverpool defeated Spartak Moscow by 7-0 on Wednesday, December 6
- They have smashed Manchester United’s Champions League record after
- United scored 20 goals in the 1999 Champions League group stage, Liverpool seven goals against Spartak means they have now scored 23 goals
Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool broke Manchester United's 18 years Champions League record by becoming the first English team to score more than 20 goals in a Champions League group stage.
Liverpool put seven goals past Russian side Spartak Moscow on Wednesday, December 6, at Anfield with hat-trick from Brazilian star Coutinho.
The previous record was set by Manchester United in 1998 when Sir Alex Ferguson’s side scored 20 goals in their group which included Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Brondby.
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United went on to win the Champions League that season which completed their historic treble. Unfortunately for Liverpool, they were unable to break the all-time record for most goals scored in the group stage.
NAIJ.com had earlier reported that a brillantly taken Philoppe Countinho hatrick ensured Liverpool thrashed visiting Russian opponent, Spartak Moscow, 7-0 in an thrilling Champions League Group E clash.
Paris Saint-Germain have set that benchmark this season after scoring 25 goals in their group containing Bayern Munich, Celtic and Anderlecht.
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