Napoli’s players argue with referee Paolo Mazzoleni at the San Siro. Photograph: EPA

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  Liverpool’s Alisson, Virgil van Dijk and team mates look dejected after conceding a second goal to by Paris St Germain’s Neymar. Photograph:  Andrew Boyers/Reuters

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 Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen celebrates scoring their winner. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

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