At 2-0 with less than half-an-hour gone, it looked like Liverpool were going to cruise to a win for the first time in what feels like forever. Er… nope.
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A number of uninspired performances from Liverpool players contributed to a lacklustre showing at Anfield, but the impact of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Georginio Wijnaldum from the bench helped the Reds to come away from the game with something.
It was another hard-fought victory for Liverpool, but who stood out for the Reds as they escaped Selhurst Park with three points?
A superb display of devastating counter-attacks and willing running in midfield saw Liverpool emerge victorious from their clash with title rivals Manchester City. Don Kopleone was watching the players — here’s how he thinks they got on.
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.
Seemingly down and out, this was just the latest in a long line of reminders that Liverpool FC are never, ever out of a game until the final whistle has sounded.
So much happened in that game that it’s hard to keep track of how everyone got on individually. Don Kopleone gave it a go.
Despite finding themselves behind at the break, it was arguably Liverpool’s best performance of the season so far. But who were the stand-out players for the home side as the Reds beat a spirited Spurs side?
The Reds looked comfortable in the end as they eased to victory over Genk in Belgium, but whose individual performances stood out to our resident rater?
Normally it’s Sadio Mané, Mohamed Salah or Roberto Firmino taking the headlines, but it was the backup brigade to the rescue as the Reds sneaked a point from Old Trafford.