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Salah on song again as Liverpool beat Roma

Liverpool, inspired by two-goal Egyptian Mohamed Salah, took a big step towards the Champions League final with a 5-2 win over AS Roma in their semi-final, first leg, at Anfield on Tuesday.

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Roma began brightly, unfazed by the Anfield atmosphere, as they closed down Liverpool and attacked with intent down both flanks.

A goal from Edin Dzeko in the 81st minute and a Diego Perotti penalty in the 89th gave the visitors a slim chance of turning the tie round in next Wednesday’s return game in the Italian capital.

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