Mario Balotelli of Liverpool scores the opening goal past Milan Borjan of PFC Ludogorets Razgrad during the UEFA Champions League Group B match on September 16, 2014
Result: Liverpool win on dramatic Champions League return
Liverpool win dramatically on their Champions League return as a stoppage-time penalty from Steven Gerrard snatches them victory over Ludogorets Razgrad at Anfield.
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole rates the performances of each of the players in Liverpool's 2-1 win over Bulgarian side Ludogorets.
Analysis
Sports Mole casts an eye over Liverpool's late 2-1 Champions League victory at the expense of Ludogorets at Anfield.
Match Report
Liverpool win dramatically on their Champions League return as a stoppage-time penalty from Steven Gerrard snatches them victory over Ludogorets Razgrad at Anfield.
Live Commentary
Find out how Liverpool managed to overcome Ludogorets in the Champions League with Sports Mole's text updates.
HT Report
Liverpool play out 45 goalless minutes with Bulgarian minnows Ludogorets Razgrad at Anfield in their first Champions League match for five years.
Team News
Raheem Sterling returns to Liverpool's starting XI for their Champions League opener against Ludogorets Razgrad.
Preview
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League Group B clash between Liverpool and Ludogorets Razgrad at Anfield as the Reds return to Europe's top table.
Build-up
Robbie Fowler of Liverpool in good spirits after a near miss provided by Steven Gerrard during the Steven Gerrard Testimonial Match between Liverpool and Olympiacos at Anfield on August 03, 2013
Robbie Fowler: 'Pressure is on Liverpool'
Ex-Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler says that the "pressure is on" his old club this evening as they play Ludogorets in the Champions League.
Sep 16, 19:40
A stoic-looking Brendan Rodgers ahead of Liverpool's game with Man City on August 25, 2014
Brendan Rodgers: 'Liverpool are not Champions League tourists'
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers insists that his side will not be "tourists" when they return to the Champions League after a five-year absence.
Sep 16, 10:22
Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho in action against Southampton on September 21, 2013
Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho excited about Anfield atmosphere
Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho says that he is looking forward to experiencing the Anfield atmosphere when the club returns to the Champions League tonight.
Sep 16, 09:10
Croatia's defender Dejan Lovren takes part in a training session in preperation for the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil on May 23, 2014
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren: 'We need to win against Ludogorets'
Dejan Lovren insists that Liverpool "need" to get all three points from their Champions League opener against Ludogorets.
Sep 16, 07:20
Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard (R) celebrates scoring a penalty against Tottenham on August 31, 2014
Steven Gerrard: Liverpool will be "majorly disappointed" not to make CL quarters
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says that the Reds will be "majorly, majorly disappointed" not to reach at least the quarter-finals of the Champions League this season.
Sep 16, 01:59
Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli plays during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London on August 31, 2014
Brendan Rodgers backs Mario Balotelli to shine in Champions League
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes that striker Mario Balotelli will "accept the responsibility" of being the team's leading forward in the Champions League.
Sep 15, 19:44
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers gives the thumbs up during the Premier League match against Norwich on April 20, 2014
Brendan Rodgers: 'Champions League needs Liverpool'
Brendan Rodgers claims that the Champions League needs Liverpool following the club's five-year absence from the competition.
Sep 15, 17:50
Martin Skrtel of Liverpool challenges Graziano Pelle of Southampton during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield on August 17, 2014
Martin Skrtel ruled out for Liverpool against Ludogorets Razgrad
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers confirms that Martin Skrtel is likely to miss the team's Champions League opener at home to Ludogorets Razgrad on Tuesday night.
Sep 15, 16:13
Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet of Liverpool gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013
Simon Mignolet excited about experiencing Champions League atmosphere at Anfield
Simon Mignolet says that he is looking forward to experiencing the atmosphere at Anfield when Liverpool play their first Champions League game in five years.
Sep 15, 08:57
Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool celebrates scoring the third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on March 30, 2014
Philippe Coutinho can't wait for Champions League action
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho is relishing getting his side's Champions League campaign off and running when they face Ludogorets Razgrad on Tuesday at Anfield.
Sep 14, 05:40
Raheem Sterling of Liverpool scores the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane on August 31, 2014
Raheem Sterling 'to light up Champions League for Liverpool'
Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling is set to light up this season's Champions League according to Reds teammate Philippe Coutinho.
Sep 14, 00:09



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