On Thursday Liverpool had solved his ticket for the final of the League Cup against Chelsea at Arsenal (2: 0). For the guest match in Selhurst Park, Alisson returned to the goal, even the last-stripped Oxlade Chamberlain was back in the starting element of the Reds, which continued took off without the Africa Cup Participants Salah, Mané and Keita. At Crystal Palace, the former Mainzer Mateta received a chance from the beginning.

After initial dominance, Liverpool brings the opponent back into the game

The first half hour clearly belonged to the Jürgen Klopp’s team, his early domination rapidly in countable survivors: According to the corner of Robertson, Van Dijk headed for early guidance (8.). The second goal also prepared Robertson. The Scot picked the ball emotionally in the penalty area, where Oxlade Chamberlain accepted him with the chest and enforced ice cold (32.).

At the break, however, the Reds then a little of the Schlendrian. Matip was able to thank for a catastrophic misdom of his own penalty area at goalkeeper Alisson, who parished against Olise (39.). A little later, a ball loss from Firmino leads the next big chance of the households. Mateta curved Alisson, but then shot just over (42.).

Palace achieves the overdue connection goals after many opportunities

And so it went on after the change! At the latest after the next good possibilities of Gallagher (46.) and Edouard (48th), the two-goal lead for Liverpool was flattering. Finally, it was Edouard, who succeeded according to transverse pass from MATETA the long overdue connection points (55.). Almost Palace would have succeeded in the double strike, but a shot of domestic-back Andersen rushed just past the post (57.).

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As a result, Liverpool then managed to calm the game and take the opponent to the very big wind from the sails. Only with a lifter of the eye-catching Olise Alisson had to risk his head and collar (83.). Fabinho caused a penalty point for the decision after Goalkeeper’s Guaita slipped in the penalty area in Diogo Joa and the VAR had turned on (89.).

Liverpool in the Premier League on 10 February again

Due to the not always sovereign victory in the south of London, the FC Liverpool shortens the residue on head leaders Manchester City on nine points and also has a catch-up game in the hindquarters. According to international leadership and FA Cup (home game against second division Cardiff City), the Reds in the Premier League continues on February 10 against Leicester City.