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Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp: Sadio Mane could face Red Star but Naby Keita, Jordan Henderson out

Orphans in Malawi received over 100 Sadio Mane Liverpool shirts after they were donated when the forward changed his squad number over the summer.

LIVERPOOL, England -- Sadio Mane is in contention to play for Liverpool in Wednesday's Champions League encounter with Red Star Belgrade, but Jordan Henderson and Naby Keita have been ruled out with hamstring injuries.

Mane sat out Saturday's trip to Huddersfield Town after undergoing surgery on the fractured thumb he sustained while on international duty with Senegal.

Henderson, meanwhile, came off at half-time at Huddersfield after complaining about his hamstring, while Keita is still suffering...

Olivier Giroud's moment of magic gives Arsenal a late win at Red Star

BELGRADE -- Three quick thoughts from Arsenal's late, dramatic 1-0 win over Red Star Belgrade in Thursday's early Europa League clash.

1. Giroud magic wins it for Arsenal

That is how you silence a crowd. Arsenal would have been content enough with a point against Red Star Belgrade and looked well on course to get one after numbing the threat of a home team and their vociferous fans. Then they went one better, and their 85th-minute winner will feature prominently in Olivier Giroud's personal highlight...

Red Star Belgrade welcome Arsenal amid renewed optimism

Serbian league leaders Red Star Belgrade are second in their Europa League group, two points behind Arsenal.

BELGRADE -- The question brought laughs around the Red Star Belgrade press room and was followed by a semi-serious answer. Had the Serbian league leaders been practicing for an exact replica of the marvellous goal, scored by Dusan Savic, that knocked Arsenal out of the UEFA Cup in 1978?

"No, but his son is in the team now so we'll let him score this time," said Vladan Milojevic, the Red Star coach.

It would be some story if Vujadin Savic emulated his father's heroics in the sides' Europa League...

 By PA Sport

Gibraltar side stun Brendan Rodgers' Celtic in Champions League qualifier

Brendan Rodgers' first game as Celtic boss ended in a humiliating 1-0 defeat to Gibraltar's Lincoln Red Imps in the first leg of their second round Champions League qualifier on Tuesday.

Celtic laboured in the searing heat of the goalless first 45 minutes and were then stunned when Lee Casciaro, who had scored Gibraltar's first international goal against Scotland at Hampden in 2015, sensationally put the part-timers ahead in the 47th minute.

Hoops striker Leigh Griffiths hit the woodwork twice as...

On derby day in Belgrade, violence overshadows events on the pitch

In the latest edition of ESPN FC's derbies series, which features eyewitness insights into some of the biggest rivalries in world football, Andy Mitten goes to Serbia to experience the Belgrade derby between Red Star and Partizan.

BELGRADE, Serbia -- Five minutes before kickoff in the Belgrade derby, a shaven-headed Partizan hooligan, his face obscured, rushes forward. Dressed in black, he's slight and holding a lighted flare in his right hand. Charging at speed from the opposite direction is an...