Jonjo Shelvey came off the substitutes bench to score two goals and help Liverpool to a 5-3 win against Swiss club Young Boys.
Newcastle came away from Mariimo with a point after a goal-less draw against the Portuguese side.
Tottenham Hotspurs failed to make home advantage count in a 0-0 draw with Lazio
Spurs felt hard done by after having three goals dis-allowed.
The game was marred by alleged racist chants from Lazio supporters against Jermain Defoe with Spurs boss Andre Villa Boas demanding action by UEFA.
In other games, Napoi top Group F following a 4-0 win over ALK Solna.
Rubin Kazin held Inter to a 2-2 draw while Inter shared the points against Russian side Makhachkala.
Tomorrow leaders Chelsea take on Stoke in English premiership while on Sunday, old rivals Liverpool and Manchester United clash at Anfield.
At Ta’Qali Floriana meet Rabat while B’Kara play Sliema in the day’s second match.
The Formula 1 teams are in Singapore for this weekend’s Grand Prix with McLarens Lewis Hamilton admitting it will be difficult to catch Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso in the race for the drivers championship.