Jordan Henderson remains positive following Liverpool's defeat to PSG.


Henderson: Champions League qualification still in Liverpool's hands.


Jordan Henderson is confident Liverpool can still seal a spot in the knockout stages of the Champions League following their 2-1 defeat to PSG.

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds slipped to third spot in Group C after the defeat at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday evening.

Juan Bernat and Neymar handed the homeside a comfortable lead before James Milner reduced the deficit from the penalty spot (after Angel di Maria brought down Sadio Mane in the box) at the stroke of half-time as the tie ended 2-1.

However, Liverpool must beat Serie A club Napoli at home on December 11 - either 1-0 or by two clear goals - to qualify and the Liverpool captain is convinced they’ll get the job done over Carlo Ancelotti’s team.

"Obviously we are disappointed, we feel we're good enough to come here and win, but it wasn't our night," Henderson said to BT Sport.

"We kept going until the end, pushing for the equaliser. We got one back and kept going, we kept fighting but now we've got to keep it in our own hands by winning at Anfield.

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"We didn't start particularly well and they started quickly, which we knew they would do, so it was disappointing from our point of view.

"You get punished in the Champions League so we are massively disappointed but the reaction was good and we kept fighting. It wasn't to be, so now we need to finish it off at Anfield to get through to the next round.

"Another big game at Anfield for us, we've got to focus on that and do what we can to get through to the next round of the Champions League. It's in our hands."

On the first-half tackle by Marco Verratti on defender Joe Gomez that only saw the PSG star receive a booking, Henderson said: "It looked quite high but I'm not really sure. In the moment it's difficult, it's fast, that's football.

"There were some good tackles in there and we made a few too. We kept fighting and unfortunately we couldn't find an equaliser."

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