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Olympiacos vs Man City LIVE: Result and reaction from Champions League fixture tonight

Follow all the action as Manchester City face a tricky encounter in Greece against Olympiacos in the Champions League group stages. 

Pep Guardiola’s side can secure their place in the knockout stages with a victory thanks to a spectacular run of form in Europe, winning all three of their matches so far and conceding just one goal in the process. Porto are second in the group, just three points adrift heading tonight’s fixture, though, so City cannot afford any slip-ups as they look to guarantee themselves of top spot. 

City ran out 3-0 winners when they welcomed Olympiacos to the Etihad earlier this month, however, that scoreline was rather deceptive, with the match far from settled until the final 10 minutes. Olympiacos only have one win in the group so far, defeating Marseille in their opening fixture, and know a victory is all but essential tonight if they are to reach the knockout stages. Follow all the action below live: 

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Liverpool’s task is simple: beat Atalanta at Anfield and they will qualify with two games to spare.

A draw will be enough for Jurgen Klopp’s side if Ajax fail to defeat Midtjylland, who are playing to keep their hopes of progression alive.

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Man City have qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League. Can Liverpool join them there? They take on Atalanta next with kick off at 8pm. Here’s a reminder of the teams: 

LIV: Alisson, N Willams, R Williams, Matip, Tsimikas, Jones, Wijnaldum, Milner, Origi, Mane, Salah

ATA: Gollini, Toloi, Romero, Djimsiti, Hateboer, De Roon, Freuler, Gosens, Pessina, Gomez, Ilicic

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Olympiacos 0 - 1 Man City

90+4 mins: Full time. Job done for Man City. With that victory they qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League for the eighth season in a row. 

It was a tough ask as Olympiacos were steadfast in their defence, often putting 10 men behind the ball. It was an exercise in patience for City and a lovely move of quality from Sterling set up Foden to score the winner.

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Olympiacos 0 - 1 Man City

90 mins: Four minutes of added time to play.  Man City are going through to the last 16 if they keep things as they stand. 

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Olympiacos 0 - 1 Man City

84 mins: Gundogan gives away a foul and goes in the book for pulling a shirt. Pep takes him off and brings on Thomas Doyle. 

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Olympiacos 0 - 1 Man City

81 mins: Soudani is brought down in the middle of the pitch by Fernandinho just as Olympiacos threatened to break on the counter. A cynical but needed tackle.

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Olympiacos 0 - 1 Man City

78 mins: Sergio Aguero is getting a run out for the last ten minutes or so. Zinchenko is also coming on for Man City, Mendy and Jesus are the ones being replaced. 

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Olympiacos 0 - 1 Man City

75 mins: Bernardo Silva comes close with a shot across goal but he puts it wide of the target. 

Rodri and Sterling go off for Man City with Fernandinho and Mahrez coming on. 

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Olympiacos 0 - 1 Man City

72 mins: Benjamin Mendy has had a decent game but he needs to work on his crossing. Sterling feeds the ball out to him and once again he’s found space on the left wing. He crosses the ball and picks out the goalkeeper. 

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Olympiacos 0 - 1 Man City

69 mins: Man City have had 19 shots compared to zero for Olympiacos it’s been one-way traffic all game. Joao Cancelo picks of Foden with a cross and the midfielder heads it wide of goal. 

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