Soccer-Liverpool knocked out of Champions League despite win
BUDAPEST Nov 24 (Reuters) - Five-times champions Liverpool were knocked out of the Champions League on Tuesday despite a 1-0 victory over Debrecen in Group E.
Although David Ngog scored a fourth-minute goal for the English Premier League side, Liverpool were eliminated after Fiorentina beat Lyon in the other group game.
Liverpool got off to a flying start with some assistance from fallible defending when David Ngog poked in Jamie Carragher's header from a corner
Debrecen had their best chance 10 minutes from time but Gergely Rudolf's sharp shot from a narrow angle was parried wide by Pepe Reina.
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