Liverpool went seven substances clear on the tip of the Premier League and bounced back from two successive defeats in all competitions after a Mohamed Salah penalty gave them a 1-Zero rob at Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday.
The result keep Liverpool on Fifty seven substances from 22 video games, seven before closest opponents Manchester City who’re at dwelling to Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday. 1/3-placed Tottenham Hotspur, who be pleased 48 substances, host Manchester United on Sunday.
Liverpool produced a scientific if unimpressive efficiency on the south soar, having lost 2-1 at City in their outdated league day out before being overwhelmed by Wolves in the FA Cup 1/3 round by the identical scoreline.
After a dour first half of, Salah produced a 2nd of trademark particular particular person skill to rob the location kick he reworked 5 minutes into the 2nd half of after Pascal Inappropriate fouled him following the Egyptian’s natty footwork in the penalty dwelling.
Xherdan Shaqiri, who got a rare birth on the trusty flank in a reshuffled 4-2-3-1 formation, missed Liverpool’s greatest probability in the opening half of when he headed inches huge after Trent Alexander-Arnold’s injurious.
As Brighton threw males ahead in the closing stages, Liverpool twice came shut to scoring again unhurried on with the residence team’s goalkeeper David Button parrying Roberto Firmino’s effort before Salah misfired huge from 5 metres.