The win is pleasing, but little else about the afternoon was. The loss of the clean sheet and Alisson’s suspension cast a long shadow over the Reds going 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League table.
Author: Matthew Ramirez
Liverpool’s performance was poor, but they still kept their unbeaten run at Anfield thanks to Dejan Lovren’s second-half equaliser.
Liverpool put out a real title statement by hitting Manchester City with devastating counter-attacks at Anfield.
It wasn’t a glorious victory, but a functional one. Many changes were made which arguably disrupted the flow of the game, but there were still some stand-out performances. Matt Ramirez was on the ratings at Anfield.
Liverpool showed their superior mentality once again to snatch three points from Villa Park despite trailing for the vast majority of the match.
After an unconvincing first half, Liverpool turned on the style in the second to put the game to bed with a flurry of goals.
In some ways the Reds were fortunate to take a point. In others, they perhaps would be disappointed not to leave Old Trafford with all three. Football is a funny old game…
For the first 30 minutes the Reds were scintillating — blowing their inexperienced opponents away with their pace, precision and swagger. From there, it was a tight, nail-biting affair as Salzburg proved that they are not here simply to make up the numbers. Matthew Ramirez reports from Anfield.
By Matthew Ramirez – @Matt_J_Ramirez Liverpool continued their 100% start to the season as an unchanged XI defeated Burnley 3-0 at Turf Moor. An own goal from Chris Wood opened the scoring for the Reds, before Sadio Mané and Roberto Firmino rounded off the win for Jurgen Klopp’s men. The visitors never had to get