Liverpool hard-won victory in a match in which the Liverpool defense appeared weak against “Premier League” newcomer Leeds United.
The English Premier League champion Liverpool managed to achieve a difficult victory (4-3) in the opening of its “Premier League” matches, today, Saturday, when he faced the newcomer to the Premier League, Leeds United, who showed great courage led by coach Marcelo Bielsa.
Liverpool suffered a lot in the match, especially in the back line, where his defense was weak, while the champion of the “Champion Chip” showed a strong personality and played without pressure or fear, but he did not succeed in getting a point out of “Anfield”.
GET IN, REDS!! 🔴
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 12, 2020
And the Egyptian Mohamed Salah shone in the match, scoring 3 goals for the “Reds”.
The goals of the match came through Mohamed Salah from a penalty kick in the 4th minute, after which Leeds United returned to tie in the 12th minute through Jack Harrison.
In the 20th minute, Virgil van Dyck scored to put his team in the lead again, but the Dutch defender made a fatal mistake in the 30th minute to score Patrick Bamford equalizing the Leeds (2-2), and 3 minutes later, Salah scored a “charming” goal with a powerful shot.
— Leeds United (@LUFC) September 12, 2020
In the second half, Leeds United scored the equalizer again in the 66th minute, to put the champion Liverpool in an embarrassing position, but Liverpool succeeded in snatching victory from a penalty kick that Salah paid in the 88th minute to reach his third personal “hat trick” and the fourth for his team.
With this, Liverpool scored the three points at home to accompany Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the top of the league on goal difference for Arsenal, while Leeds did not succeed in achieving the 3 points of their first match in the “Premier League” after 16 years of absence.