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Liverpool had been held to a 1-1 draw at dwelling to West Brom on Sunday, as the Reds fell nicely under their greatest on a shoddy day at the workplace
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Liverpool 1-1 West Brom
Premier League (15), Anfield
December 27, 2020
Goals: Mane 12′; Ajayi 82′
After an eight-day break after the report 7-0 win at Crystal Palace, Jurgen Klopp‘s champions had been again in Premier League motion.
Liverpool had been overriding favourites to choose up one other three factors, as West Brom headed to Merseyside underneath new supervisor Sam Allardyce.
It was the former Palace boss who final gained in the league as an opposition supervisor at Anfield, clinching victory with the Eagles approach again in April 2017.
Klopp went with arguably his strongest doable present XI, with Curtis Jones beginning in midfield at the expense of Naby Keita, who was once more absent by way of harm.
Liverpool utterly bossed the sport from the second it kicked off, with possession virtually completely inside the Baggies’ half.
It didn’t take lengthy for them to take the lead, as Sadio Mane brilliantly fired dwelling from Joel Matip‘s go, rifling previous Sam Johnstone.
The hosts struggled to create a lot of notice for the remainder of the first half, although, with Mohamed Salah having a few half-possibilities.
As the minutes ticked by, Liverpool’s efficiency obtained more and more worse, permitting the sport to utterly drift by in irritating vogue.
Alisson made one large save from Karlan grant to behave as a warning, however the Reds didn’t get up, and Semi Ajayi equalised with a header that went in off the put up.
There was nonetheless time for Roberto Firmino to be denied brilliantly by Johnstone in the dying moments, however Klopp’s males deserved not more than a degree.
Subsequent up for Liverpool is Wednesday’s journey to Newcastle, with an enormous response wanted at St James’ Park.