Champions League defeat Rodgers’ Reds

Liverpoool boss Brendan Rodgers
Liverpoool boss Brendan Rodgers
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Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool became the latest big-name English scalp to be claimed by Basle who capitalised on the Reds’ well-known vulnerability at set-pieces.

The Swiss had beaten Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham in the last four years and added the five-time Champions League winners to that list to move ahead of their opponents in Group B after Marco Streller converted a 53rd-minute corner.

It was not as devastating or catastrophic as their last visit to St Jakob Park 12 years ago when a 3-3 draw - having been three down at half-time - sent them crashing out the competition.

Read the full match report: Strellar performance from Basle