Liverpool Levels Up with Arsenal and Tottenham in Premier League
Liverpool made a significant move in the English Premier League table on Saturday, leveling up on points with Arsenal and Tottenham after their victory in the Derby against Everton.
Mohamed Salah’s Heroics Propel Liverpool to the Top
Thanks to Mohamed Salah’s double, the Reds now sit at the top of the league with 20 points, holding a game in hand over the Gunners, Manchester City, and Tottenham.
The latter two teams are scheduled to play their matches on Saturday and Monday, respectively.
Salah spared no chance for Pickford as he played a blast penalty into the right-hand corner of Everton’s post to open the scoreboard for Liverpool in the intriguing match.
Controversies and Resilient Defense in the Derby Match
During the game, controversies arose after Everton’s Keane’s arm was seen interacting with the ball, albeit counted as being away from his body.
Everton showcased outstanding defense with 10 men against Liverpool. Players like Onana and Doucoure were impressive in midfield, and Dyche controlled the center-forward options, making it tough for the Reds to penetrate despite several attempts.
Late Drama Seals Liverpool’s Victory
Liverpool had made offensive moves in both halves but had no positive results until Everton’s gamble in search of a late equalizer, which ultimately backfired.
Darwin Nunez picked a pass forward and waited for the right moment to play the pass-through to Salah, switching past Pickford for the first time as the Reds sealed their victory with a 97th-minute goal.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn