Basel Bring Down Liverpool in Champions League

Liverpool failed to register a win against Basel but their iffy form did not surprise many as the team had just barely managed to win their first Champions League match against Ludogorets Razgrad.

updated: October 02, 2014 08:01 IST
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Basel's Ivorian midfielder Serey Die (L) vies with Liverpool's Italian forward Mario Balotelli during the Champions League football match between FC Basel and FC Liverpool.


Basel: Basel beat Liverpool 1-0 on Wednesday to extend its exceptional record against English clubs in the Champions League.

Veteran forward Marco Streller pounced on a loose ball in the goalmouth in the 52nd minute to earn the Swiss champion's first Group B points after a 5-1 loss at Real Madrid.

Basel is now unbeaten in seven matches against English opposition in the competition's group stage — a run started 12 years ago when it advanced ahead of Liverpool.

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