Liverpool scored a valuable victory over its host Leeds United, with three goals, in the match that brought the two teams together this evening, Sunday, at the “Island Road” stadium.“As part of the fourth round of English Premier League matches for the 2021-2022 season.
Egyptian star Mohamed Salah scored Liverpool’s first goal in the 20th minute, after receiving Trent Alexander-Arnold’s cross to put it directly in the goal, bringing his score to 3 goals this season in the Premier League.
Mohamed Salah raised his score to 100 goals in the English Premier League, after today’s goal, and became the fifth fastest player to achieve this feat in the history of the Premier League, the second African and the 30th player in general.
Spaniard Thiago Alcantara scored another goal for Liverpool during the first half, but the referee canceled it for offending Mohamed Salah, who passed the ball to Thiago.
Brazilian Fabinho scored Liverpool’s second goal in the 50th minute from Derba in front of Leeds United.
Liverpool player Harvey Elliott suffered a horrific leg injury in the 60th minute, and was carried out on a stretcher, as a result of the intervention of Pascal Strick of Leeds United in the 60th minute, who received a red card as a result of his rough intervention.
Captain Jordan Henderson participated in the place of Elliot in the 63rd minute.
Senegalese Sadio Mane scored the third goal in stoppage time with a powerful shot from inside the penalty area, after he missed many opportunities during the match..
And he played with Liverpool in today’s match, the Brazilian duo Alisson Becker and Fabinho, after the International Football Association “FIFA” allowed Latin American players to play the matches, after preventing them from participating with their national teams during the international break, while Roberto Firmino is out injured.
With this result, Liverpool’s balance rises to 10 points, and it is second in the English Premier League table, with a goal difference from leaders Manchester United and in partnership with Chelsea, while Leeds United’s balance stopped at two points in 17th place.
Liverpool entered the match with the following formation.
Goalkeeper: Alisson Becker
Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold – Joel Matip – Van Dyck – Andy Robertson
Midfield: Thiago – Fabinho – Harvey Elliott
Forwards: Mohamed Salah, Diego Jota, Sadio Mane
Mohamed Salah scores the goal
Liverpool celebrates Salah’s goal
Mohamed Salah the moment he scored the goal
Mohamed Salah and Arnold