Mo Salah struck his a centesimal Premier League purpose for Liverpool however it was not sufficient for Jurgen Klopp’s facet as Brentford hit again to say a degree in the 3-3 draw
Liverpool’s title hopes suffered a blow as Yoane Wissa struck late on to rescue Brentford a degree in a six-goal thriller.
Jurgen Klopp’s facet had been heading for victory in a pulsating sport in west London earlier than Wissa climbed off the bench to degree.
The residence facet took a shock lead in the twenty seventh minute by way of defender Ethan Pinnock.
Liverpool equalised moments later when Diogo Jota headed in a cross from Jordan Henderson.
Mo Salah put Liverpool forward eight minutes into the second half. He was initially flagged offside as he tucked the ball away however a VAR examine confirmed he was onside.
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The Bees have been again on phrases when Liverpool’s defence didn’t clear their traces and Vitaly Janelt headed in on the second try.
However, Liverpool restored their lead virtually instantly when Curtis Jones’s fierce strike took a slight deflection and beat David Raya.
The drama wasn’t over as Brentford sub Wissa netted to salvage a deserved share of the spoils.
Here’s how they rated:
Alisson 6: Could do nothing about any of Brentford’s targets. Beat away Bryan Mbeumo’s thumping effort earlier than the break.
Alexander-Arnold 6: Back in the staff after sickness and managed to maintain Rico Henry comparatively quiet.
Matip 6: Struggled to cope with Toney’s aerial risk however made an incredible goalline clearance to disclaim Mbeumo early on.
Van Dijk 6: Given a troublesome afternoon by Brentford’s entrance line however nice recovery deal with on Toney on the dying.
Robertson 6: Switched off for Brentford’s purpose permitting Canos to get in behind and cross for Pinnock.
Jones 7: Struck the put up with a fierce drive in the primary half. However, he made no mistake after the break with a thumping effort for Liverpool’s third.
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Fabinho 7: Beaten by Pinnock on the again stick for Brentford’s opener however made amends with a fantastic ball for Salah’s strike.
Henderson 7: Tidy in possession and offered a pinpoint cross for Jota’s equaliser.
Salah 8: Scored Liverpool’s second with a fantastic end after being denied early on by Kris Ajer’s last-ditch clearance.
Jota 7: Got in between Brentford’s towering defenders to energy Liverpool degree with a bullet header. Denied a second by David Raya’s point-black save.
Mane 6: Had a quiet afternoon and did not get a lot change out of Brentford’s backline.
Subs: Firmino 6 (Jones 68)