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Gerrard reaches milestone in Liverpool win

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  • Liverpool have six points from two matches after defeating PSV Eindhoven 3-1
  • Steven Gerrard scores his 100th goal for the club in their comfortable victory
  • Atletico Madrid level on top also with six points after they see off Marseille 2-1
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(CNN) -- Steven Gerrard grabbed his 100th Liverpool goal to leave the Premier League side with their Champions League destiny in their own hands after a convincing 3-1 Group D victory over PSV Eindhoven at Anfield.

Dirk Kuyt celebrates Liverpool's opening goal in the 3-1 victory over PSV Eindhoven.

The home side went ahead after just four minutes. Gerrard's corner from the right, was met by a Fernando Torres first-time shot and although goalkeeper Andreas Isaksson blocked the Spaniard's effort, Dirk Kuyt was on hand to ram home the rebound.

Then, in the 34th minute, Torres set-up Robbie Keane for his first Liverpool goal since his big-money summer move from Tottenham.

Kuyt's hard work sent Torres away down the right. When his low cross arrived in the box, it was met by Keane first-time, whose shot was drilled into the far bottom corner of the net.

Gerrard achieved his milestone with 15 minutes remaining, smashing home a superb long-range shot that gave Isaksson no chance.

PSV pulled a goal back three minutes later when substitute Balazs Dzsudzsak crossed from the right for Danny Koevermans to head home from eight meters out.

Liverpool now have a maximum six points from their two games and they are joined at the top of the table by Atletico Madrid, after the Spanish side beat Marseille 2-1.

Atletico took an early lead when Maxi Rodriguez chipped the ball to Sergio Aguero, who slotted home his third goal in two Champions League matches.

However, Mamadou Niang levelled for the French club in the 16th minute when he headed home Laurent Bonnart's cross.

But Raul Garcia secured the victory midway through the first half when he deflected Mariano Pernia's free-kick past goalkeeper Steve Mandanda at the near-post.

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