Liverpool defeated by Leeds United in the Premier League

The visitors opened the lead through Rodrigo Moreno in the fourth minute, before Mohamed Salah equalized for the Reds shortly after.

Crysencio Summerville, however, was late to claim the Whites’ booty on Matchday 4.

Team News

Jürgen Klopp made a change from his midweek win over AFC Ajax in the Champions League.

Thiago Alcântara returned to the starting lineup for the match, replacing captain Jordan Henderson in midfield.

Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold (Milner, 79), Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho (Henderson, 60), Thiago, Elliott (Jones, 60), Salah, Firmino, Nunez.

Unused Subs: Kelleher, Konate, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Tsimikas, Carvalho, Phillips.

first half

The Reds threatened in the first minute, with Salah taking advantage of a defensive error to get the ball into the goal from a tight angle.

Leeds defender Pascal Struijk, however, pulled back in time to head the ball under the crossbar.

This intervention was vital for the visitors, who opened the scoring just three minutes later.

Goalkeeper Alisson Becker lost his balance at the crucial moment that left the pass behind Joe Gomez to be claimed by Rodrigo, who hit an undisputed empty net.

Liverpool dominated possession in response and equalized in the 15th minute, with Salah hitting the net this time after an Andy Robertson cross.

The game was being played at a furious pace thanks to the quick attacks from both teams.

Leeds then threatened when Rasmus Kristensen’s ball from the right found Brenden Aaronson in the area, the midfielder hitting the crossbar thanks to a guided volley.

Klopp’s accusations were answered through Darwin Nunez, with the number 27 exploding in goal only to be thwarted by Illan Meslier’s tackle.

Salah also had a shot saved, while Robertson watched a deflected cross land inches from the wrong side of the post, leaving the game level at halftime.

Second time

Liverpool signaled their initial intention after the change of sides when Nunez fired a low ball in front of goal.

Salah also shot wide before the Reds made a double substitution at the hour mark with the introduction of Curtis Jones and Henderson.

The former made his presence felt immediately when the number 17 helped spark an attack that resulted in Robertson seeing a well-aimed shot go off-target by Meslier.

The Whites’ goalkeeper was back in action, with Liverpool slowing down.

Salah took the ball from Liam Cooper in retreat and slid into Nunez, although his low shot was again stopped by visitor number 1.

Henderson was the next to come in close as his hook back into the goal from a corner was flattened back, with Salah also seeing a header.

Nunez shot from distance after a period of possession, forcing Meslier to do more stunts to keep the score tied.

Roberto Firmino’s low shot was also saved by the visiting goalkeeper, although the Brazilian was unable to catch the ball cleanly.

Salah was again frustrated when Firmino headed inside the six-yard area defended.

And in the 89th minute, the visitors broke free and Summerville found the back of the net with a low shot from inside the area to secure the victory.

Attendance: 53,274

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