Salah leads Liverpool to a comeback against West Ham


Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 06:44 GMT

Liverpool - FILE

Liverpool - FILE

Everyone thought their first Premier League defeat would happen, but Liverpool exploded in the face of West Ham and turned their defeat to a victory by 3-2 to announce that 'the first loss is not today'.

Liverpool beat West Ham United 3-2 in the 27th round of the English Premier League, in the match played at Anfield Stadium, home of the Red Team.

Liverpool raised their score to point 79 in the top of the Premier League standings, 22 points behind second-placed Manchester City.

West Ham United's credit freezes at point 24 in 18th place.

Liverpool's three goals scored by Winaldum, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, while West Ham duo was scored by Issa Diop and Pablo Fornals.

Liverpool started the match strongly and scored the first goal in the 9th minute with a header from Dutchman Winaldumafter a superb cross by Alex Arnold.

West Ham hit back quickly and scored in the 12th minute with a header from defender Issa Diop, after a corner kick.

With the start of the second half, West Ham surprised the hosts with a second goal in the 54th minute with a shot from Fornals from inside the penalty area.

Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp intervened and made an offensive change by giving the chance to Ox Chamberlain instead of Napi Keita in the 57th minute.

With constant pressure on West Ham's defense, the Egyptian star Mohamed Salah scored the second goal with a shot from inside the penalty area after a cross by Andrew Robertson, goalkeeper Lucas Fabianski failed to hold it.

Liverpool continued to press untill Sadio Mane scored the winning goal in the 81st minute, after a great start from the right-back Arnold, who sent a cross, met the Senegalese star by putting the ball in the net.

Liverpool's win is No. 26 in the Premier League this season, and only one draw.



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