Curtis Jones sent a depleted Liverpool through to the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday, while Zinedine Zidane dismissed suggestions he might walk away from Real Madrid after another defeat by Shakhtar Donetsk left their European hopes in the balance.
Liverpool was without a host of key players for the visit of Ajax to Anfield in Group D, with 22-year-old Irishman Caoimhin Kelleher starting in goal in the absence of the injured Alisson.
Teenager Jones scored the only goal just before the hour, tucking the ball in after Ajax ‘keeper Andre Onana thought he could afford to let a Neco Williams cross sail over his head.
Liverpool will go through as group winner after Atalanta had to come from behind to draw 1-1 at home to Midtjylland.
Two-time former European champion Porto also sealed a last-16 spot after drawing 0-0 at home to Manchester City.
Porto would have qualified regardless, because Olympiakos lost 2-1 to Marseille in France.
Real Madrid could yet be consigned to the Europa…