Wednesday, 1 January 2020
Liverpool Thinly Wins over Wolves 1-0
DBasia.news – Liverpool maintained their winning trend through a 1-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in Week 20 of the Premier League at Anfield. Liverpool has been more established in the Premier League standings.
Playing before their own supporters, Liverpool immediately attacked since the beginning of the match. Within four minutes of the match, Trent Alex-Arnold and Mohamed Salah immediately stormed Wolverhampton’s defense.
Liverpool received two golden opportunities in the 19th and 21st minutes. Unfortunately Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino’s kick was still able to be contained by Rui Patricio.
Sadio Mane had a chance to make an experiment when the game was 30 minutes in, but was still driven away. Roberto Firmino who used the corner kick was still wide.
Liverpool broke the deadlock three minutes before the break. Sadio Mane’s right foot kick went smoothly to the left side of the goal which was guarded by Rui Patricio.
Wolverhampton had equalized through Pedro Neto. However, Liverpool was able to breathe a sigh of relief after the referee annulled it. 1-0 score for the home team.
After the break, Joao Moutinho threatened Liverpool’s goal. Luckily, Alisson swiftly secured the ball from the Portuguese midfielder’s left foot kick.
Successively Wolverhampton almost broke into Liverpool’s goal. Supporters of the Reds were relieved as Roman Saiss, Raul Jimenez, and Joao Moutinho failed to register their names on the scoreboard.
The 1-0 score lasted until the fight was over. The victory strengthened Liverpool’s position at the top of the Premier League standings with a score of 55.
Liverpool (4-3-3): Alisson; Trent Alex-Arnold, Joe Gomez, Virgil van Dijk, Andy Robertson; Adam Lallana, Jordan Henderson, Georginio Wijnaldum; Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane.
Manager: Jurgen Klopp
Wolverhampton (3-5-2): Rui Patricio; Ryan Bennett, Conor Coady, Max Kilman; Jonny Otto, Leander Dendocker, Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho, Ruben Vinagre; Pedro Neto, Diego Jota.
Manager: Nuno Espirito Santo