EPL: Ruthless Liverpool Stun Man City At Anfield
Liverpool moved eight points clear at the top of Premier League table following a
3-1 win against champions Manchester City a 3-1 win at Anfield on Sunday.
Brazilian midfielder Fabinho drilled home a shot from 30 yards in the sixth minute to send the home fans into wild jubilation.
The goal was shrouded in controversy as City thought they should have had a penalty moments earlier when the ball struck Trent Alexander-Arnold’s arm in the penalty area.
VAR checked the incident, but the goal stood to bring another huge roar from the home fans.
Mohamed Salah headed home Andrew Robertson’s brilliant cross in the 13th minute to double the hosts’ advantage.
Liverpool had a third six minutes after half-time, with Claudio Bravo failing to keep out Sadio Mane’s header at the back post.
Bernardo Silva’s low shot found the bottom corner 12 minutes from time, but it was too little too late for City, who now find themselves nine points behind Jurgen Klopp’s side in fourth.