Fri. Apr 12th, 2024

Trent Alexander-Arnold was Liverpool’s hero as his 88th minute strike secured Jurgen Klopp’s aspect a dramatic 4-3 victory in opposition to Fulham at Anfield.

Liverpool twice took the lead in an exhilarating first half, however Fulham responded on each events. Alexander-Arnold’s beautiful free-kick went in off Bernd Leno (20) however Harry Wilson (24) introduced the guests degree.

Alexis Mac Allister’s spectacular volley (38) restored the Reds’ benefit, however Fulham hit again once more as VAR awarded Kenny Tete’s equaliser (45+3).

Liverpool pushed for a winner within the second half, Darwin Nunez denied by the crossbar, however they have been hit by a suckerpunch within the eightieth minute as substitute Bobby Decordova-Reid headed residence Tom Cairney’s cross.

Nevertheless, it was Liverpool’s flip to reply as two objectives in as many minutes from Wataru Endo (87) and Alexander-Arnold (88), who scored his aspect’s equaliser final week in opposition to Manchester Metropolis, accomplished a late turnaround.

The last-gasp win sees Klopp’s aspect preserve tempo within the Premier League title race. They transfer as much as second forward of Man Metropolis’s conflict with Tottenham and keep two factors behind league leaders Arsenal.

In the meantime, a deflated Fulham sit 14th after a seventh defeat of the season.

‘Liverpool received away with one’

Evaluation from former Norwich and West Ham striker Dean Ashton on Sky Sports activities Information

“It is all smiles for Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp, Trent Alexander-Arnold and the gamers now, however they received away with one.

“Fulham have been glorious of their strategy at Anfield. They have been actually harmful on the counter and will likely be questioning how they have not come away with something.

“Liverpool struggled for giant elements and it has taken 4 unbelievable objectives for them to win the sport.

“Alexander-Arnold’s free-kick, Mac Allister’s beautiful strike, Endo’s fabulous end after which the unbelievable volley on the finish from Trent have gotten Liverpool over the road.

“They have been lucky and they’ll know that, however it’s what high groups do. They discovered a method to win when not at their finest and that’s positively what groups who problem for the title do.

“You would see by the response on the finish of the sport as to how massive that end result could possibly be for Liverpool.”

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What’s subsequent?

It is a journey to Sheffield United subsequent for Liverpool on Wednesday, kick-off 7.45pm, earlier than they fill the 12.30pm kick-off slot once more when going through Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday.

Fulham host Nottingham Forest on Wednesday, kick-off 7.30pm. It is then a house conflict with West Ham on Sunday, kick-off 2pm.

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