Newcastle snatched a draw against Liverpool (1-1) this Saturday during the 33rd day of the Premier League. Dominators and well launched by Mohamed Salah, the Reds were joined in the last moments and signed a bad operation in the race for the Champions League.
The upheavals born of Liverpool’s participation in the Super League seem to have left some traces on Jürgen Klopp and his team. The Reds conceded a draw this Saturday at home against Newcastle (1-1) on the 33rd day of the Premier League.
Welcomed near Anfield by a few supporters who came to express their anger at the club management, the players seemed able to break away for a long time to sign a great victory but ended up losing precious points in the last moments of the meeting.
Salah starts well
Five days after the draw conceded against Leeds (1-1) in the midst of the Super League crisis, Liverpool quickly launched an assault on the Magpies. From the start, Mohamed Salah took advantage of the spaces left by the three opposing central to launch his team on the track of a third success in four games. From a good control-strike sequence in pivot, the Egyptian scored a nice goal (1-0, 3rd).
Dominators, the Reds then multiplied their attempts to double the bet, and in particular Trent Alexander-Arnold on a superb volley passed from little to side (1-0, 75th). Opposite, the Magpies did not give up and after missing several good opportunities against, finally managed to equalize.
The final word for Newcastle
Like Leeds who snatched the equalizer in the 87th minute on Monday night, Newcastle gave their all in the dying minutes of this match at Anfield. For a hand stuck to the body and clearly involuntary, Callum Wilson was deprived of an equalizing goal after the intervention of the video (1-0, 92nd).
But almost immediately, Joe Willock took advantage of a last long ball and a nice handover from Dwight Gayle to equalize with a shot deflected by Fabinho (1-1, 95th). Newcastle was then not prayed to chamber Liverpool, and to rejoice “a good point taken against a former team of the Super League”.
Liverpool miss the top 4
The Reds missed a great opportunity to enter the top 4 in the Premier League table. In case of victory, the team coached by Jürgen Klopp would have managed to slip provisionally among the qualifying places for the Champions League while awaiting the London derby between West Ham and Chelsea (6.30 p.m. on RMC Sport 1). In vain. With this second consecutive hitch in the league, the residents of Anfield signed a bad operation in the race for the C1.
Seventh before facing the Magpies, Sadio Mané’s partners double Tottenham, who will face Manchester City in the League Cup final this Sunday. Above all, Liverpool are lagging behind the Hammers and Blues. In addition to not playing the Super League after the failure of the project led by twelve dissident clubs, the Reds will now have to whip to the end to get their ticket for the next Champions League. The hectic week behind the scenes may well have cost the Mersey-based club dearly.
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