Keeper in 'probed' Liverpool match was banned by UEFA

The goalkeeper who played against Liverpool in a Champions League tie reportedly under investigation for match-fixing was banned by UEFA in 2010 in another fixing probe.

Vukasin Poleksic, a Montenegrin international who played in goal for Hungarian side Debrecen in the 2009 match at Anfield, was banned for two years for failing to report match-fixing activities involving a different game.

Liverpool won the match against Debrecen 1-0.

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Goalkeeper denies match-fixing

Debrecen goalkeeper Vukasin Poleksic has strongly denied trying to influence a Champions League match against Liverpool in 2009. European investigators are probing hundreds of football matches that they believe were fixed.