Champions League

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Liverpool were struggling against football minnows Total Network Solutions in their second leg qualification tie until magical skipper Steven Gerrard was brought on deep into the second half.

Twenty-five minutes later, he had bagged a brace of goals to secure the final 3-0 scoreline, 6-0 on aggregate. Lithuanian champions FBK Kavnas now await.

Elsewhere, Shelbourne comprehensively outplayed Glentoran and F91 Dudelange ended a 42-year barren spell for Luxembourg teams in all competitions by beating Bosnian side Zrinjski 4-0 away.