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18:45 GMT : Match Starts
1 min : Marseille get the Champions League opener underway
2 mins : Deafening noise inside the stadium whenever we get the ball - can we silence the crowd as we did nine months ago with an early goal?
3 mins : Mascherano gives possession away and Marseille almost capitalise but Ben Arfa mis-times his run and is flagged offside
4 mins : Babel is on the receiving end of a bad challenge as Liverpool win a free kick inside their own half
6 mins : Wonderful skill from Torres in the area but the home side defend well to concede a corner
7 mins : Mandanda is forced into a save from a Torres header which leads to another corner
9 mins : Marseille clip a free kick into the area which Reina fumbles, but the referee awards a free kick for a foul on our goalkeeper
11 mins : The home side enjoying some better moments now and looking dangerous on the break, though Reina is yet to be troubled
14 mins : Best chance of the game so far falls to Niang who blasts high and wide after getting in behind the Liverpool defence
15 mins : Babel should score after turning in the area from a Kuyt cross but he misses the target.
16 mins : More nice football from Liverpool ends with a low shot from Gerrard which is well saved at the expense of a corner
17 mins : From the corner Torres drifts a header just over the bar. Liverpool asking questions of the Marseille defence now
18 mins : It's Marseille's turn to attack now and they win a free kick on the left side of the area
21 mins : First Booking: Martin Skrtel:
23 mins : GOAL! Lorik Cana: Cana runs through the heart of the Reds defence and is onside as he slots home the opening goal
26 mins : GOAL! Steven Gerrard: The Reds hit back immediately with a stunning strike from Gerrard which loops over the corner and into the net. Great finish from the skipper
30 mins : Great play from Babel who slides past his marker and wins a penalty
31 mins : Gerrard scores but the ref orders it be taken again. Gerrard keeps his nerve to put the Reds in front mins: Penalty Scored! Steven Gerrard:
39 mins : Free kick for Marseille on the edge of the box after foul by Mascherano
45 mins : One extra minute to be played
19:31 GMT : Half Time Reached
19:46 GMT : Second Half Begins
46 mins : Liverpool get the second half underway with a 2-1 lead to protect. Gerrard on 99 goals for the Reds now - what price a hat-trick goal for his 100th?
47 mins : First Booking: Lucas Leiva:
48 mins : Good play down the right by Marseille forces Dossena into conceding a corner
50 mins : Gerrard almost escapes his marker through the middle but Hilton makes a timely intervention
56 mins : Gerrard swings in a corner which is well defended. Game end to end at the moment
58 mins : Substitution: Karim Ziani for Hatem Ben Arfa:
63 mins : Reina makes a smart stop as the ball is headed at him from close range
64 mins : Substitution: Albert Riera for Fernando Torres:
65 mins : Chance for an equaliser as Ziani has space but fires over the bar
67 mins : Skrtel gives away a free kick on the edge of the area in a dangerous position
69 mins : Substitution: Yossi Benayoun for Steven Gerrard:
72 mins : Cana has a shooting chance inside the area but blazes wildly over from a good position
75 mins : Substitution: Mamadou Samassa for Bakari Kone:
75 mins : Great run and cross from Riera, the ball falls to Babel who has to score but is denied by a stunning stop
78 mins : Babel has another chance but this time drives into the side netting
81 mins : Powerful run by Taiwo into the area wins a corner which is easily headed clear
86 mins : Substitution: Robbie Keane for Dirk Kuyt:
88 mins : Real chance for Niang to equalise but he heads wide with only Reina to beat
90 mins : Three extra minutes to be played
90 mins : Reina makes a brilliant last gasp save to surely win the game for Liverpool
20:34 GMT : Match Over


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