the Unstoppable Liverpool continues the march towards the league title.
Sunday evening was league win number 11 in the house, as the contender Manchester City in the 12. matchday visited Anfield and got a 3-1 slap in the face after a stunning and dramatic topopgør.
Josep Guardiolas troops should have a victory to keep pace with Liverpool, and it was the visitors, who started the best.
the Attacks rippled down against Alison's goal, but already after five minutes it was still wrong for the guests. After a somewhat dramatic situation.
the Ball pingpongede in Liverpool his, where the clear ended at Trent Alexander-Arnold's arm. A penalty waved all the City players, but the game was allowed to continue.
Liverpool led the ball forward and in the subsequent attack hammered Fabinho a long shot into behind Claudio Bravo, who firmly for the injured Ederson.
Referee Michael Oliver indicated that he was awaiting WAS-the order and approved then the target - probably because Bernardo Silva just before had also hit the ball with the hand.
the City-the players were angry and disappointed, but they continued the offensive style and pressed on.
Josep Guardiola was not fully satisfied with the dommerkendelserne at Anfield. Photo: Carl Recine/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix
It gave Liverpool the opportunity for counterattacks. Among other things, after 12 minutes, Alexander-Arnold with a beautiful cross found the back-colleague Andy Robertson, who struck a nice post in from the left. The ball bounced once in the grass, before Mohamed Salah met the ball with his head and headede Liverpool at 2-0.
The slow playback confirmed that egypteren was rescued from the offside of John Stones' big toe - and so was an otherwise good start for Manchester City turned into a nightmare.
It meant, however, that the gas went out of the balloon - on the contrary. The fight was in all the 90 minutes, a topopgør dignified with the high pace, nerve and intensity. And there were opportunities for both teams to further scores in the first half.
But we were going until five minutes after the break, before the next one came and again it was the home team, who shone.
Jordan Henderson went to the end line on the right side and sent a high post to the rear post, where Sadio Mané appeared on the scene and headede Liverpool at 3-0.
On the new refused the City to give up, and the otherwise well-oiled Liverpool machine allowed towards the end a little hitch.
it was Here that Bernardo Silva law to reduce after a tværpasning from Angeliño.
But the closer came the guests not, and The Reds are in the hunt for the first championship in 30 years are now nine points ahead of Manchester City, who must take care to settle for a fourth place a point after Chelsea and Leicester.
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