posted on Nov, 3 2004 @ 04:46 PM
Liverpool have moved up to second place in Champions League Group A after a hard-fought 1-0 win away to Deportivo La Coruna.
An own goal from Depor defender Jorge Andrade gave the Reds a 14th-minute lead in the Riazor.
And though they had other great chances to score both before and after that goal, it proved to be enough for victory.
Olympiakos' 1-0 home win over Monaco has put the Greeks top of the group on seven points, with Liverpool level and last season's beaten finalists one
Depor, with just two points, face an early exit from Europe altogether.
Igor Biscan's charging run and pass to John Arne Riise led to the goal, with Andrade putting through his own net under pressure from Milan Baros.
And after substitute Pablo Amo squandered a glorious chance to equalise on 53 minutes, failing to connect with a far-post header from a free-kick,
Liverpool's defence held out bravely for a three vital points.