Liverpool 1-1 Basel: Reds bow out despite stunning Gerrard free-kick

Liverpool crashed out of the Champions League after being held to a draw by Basel at Anfield.

Fabian Frei gave the visitors the lead during the first half with a strike from the edge of the area, and things were made even more difficult for the Reds as substitute Lazar Markovic was sent-off after the break.

Steven Gerrard curled in a free-kick late on, but Brendan Rodgers’ side could not find the winning goal they required to reach the knockout stages.

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