Liverpool beat Udinese one nil to reach the Europa league final 32.
Jordan Henderson scored his first European goal in the 23rd minute to ensure the Reds finished top of Group A.
British light-middleweight Brian Rose took a step towards elite level with a battling 12th-round stoppage of Joachim Alcine in Blackpool
Tyson Fury recovered from a knockdown to knock out Steve Cunningham in the seventh round of their heavyweight clash at Madison Square Garden
Brendan Rodgers marks his 50th match as Liverpool manager knowing his work in returning the club to Europe's elite has barely started.