Diaz’s father was released hours before the match, 12 days after he was kidnapped in northern Colombia by members of the guerrilla group Army of National Liberation (ELN).
Diaz called for his father’s release after scoring in a Premier League match on Sunday.7252
The game was Jurgen Klopp’s 450th as Liverpool managerweeks ago.
Forward Ansu Fati put the Seagulls ahead against the run of play amidst early Ajax superiority. Simon Adingra doubled the lead in the return attack and put Brighton into second place in Group B with seven points. Marseille lead with eight points after Chancel Mbemba and Ismaila Sarr scored a goal each for AEK Athens (2-0), who remain in third place with four points.
Slavia defeated Roma 2-0 in Prague, handing Jose Mourinho’s team their first defeat. Václav Jurečka and Lukáš Masopust scored second-half goals for Slavia, and Roma were beaten 2-0 by Roma.After a 2-1 win over Poland’s Raków.
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Viktoria Plzen made it four wins out of four with a 1-0 victory over Dinamo Zagreb to advance to the round of 16 from the first place in Group C.
Last year’s winner Atkins helped Aston Villa beat Alkmaar 2-1 and share the Group E lead with Legia Warsaw.
Two Israeli clubs have returned to UEFA competition after being unable to play two weeks ago because of the country’s war with Hamas.
Villarreal in the second ta