Liverpool win to keep title hopes alive

Liverpool win to keep title hopes alive

By Dhanjay Deo
Wednesday 11/05/2022
[Photo Credit: West Observer]

Liverpool maintained the pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester City as they survived an early scare to come from behind to beat Aston Villa 2-1.

Jurgen Klopp's side suffered a shock after only three minutes when Douglas Luiz bundled home after Liverpool keeper Alisson failed to hold his header.

Liverpool were on terms within three minutes when Joel Matip scored following a goalmouth scramble and the sides then exchanged chances before Sadio Mane put the visitors ahead with a superb angled header from Luis Diaz's cross in the 65th minute.

The win means Liverpool now lie second only on goal difference before City's visit to Wolves on Thursday.

[Source: BBC]





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