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Liverpool v Fulham: Premier League match preview, team news, predicted line-ups and more

Liverpool v Fulham: Premier League match preview, team news, predicted line-ups and more

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bounce-back The Reds will hope to restore normality after their shocking defeat to Red Star Belgrade in midweek, while Fulham simply must stop the rot Liverpool will look to bounce back from their shock Champions League defeat to Red Star Belgrade when they host basement boys Fulham on Sunday. Both sides come into the game off the back of poor results – the Reds were below par in Serbia, while Fulham lost to relegation rivals Huddersfield. Roberto Firmino has not scored a league goal since September A win would temporarily return Liverpool to the top of the Premier League table with Manchester City and Chelsea kicking off later. Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic is under increasing pressure following six successive league defe...
Watch: Sadio Mane navigates box for hectic Liverpool goal

Watch: Sadio Mane navigates box for hectic Liverpool goal

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Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Senegalese winger Sadio Mane managed to score while barely maintaining control of the ball inside the box in Liverpool's 4-1 against Cardiff City. The hectic score came on Saturday at Anfield. Mane received the ball in the top left corner of the back with his back to the goal. He was approached by one Cardiff City defender before he bounced into another. He somehow managed to keep the ball on his boot, splitting the defenders and getting free toward the near post. He finished the play off by blasting a left-footed shot into the far post netting, beating Neil Etheridge for Liverpool's second tally in the 66th minute. Mohamed Salah scored in the 10th minute for the Reds' first score and the only score of the first half. Mane's score gave the home squad a two-goal lead. Call...
Salah double helps Liverpool to win over Red Star

Salah double helps Liverpool to win over Red Star

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Mohamed Salah scored twice to reach a half-century of Liverpool goals in a comfortable victory over Red Star Belgrade, as the Reds went top of Champions League Group C.It was a dominant display from the hosts, Roberto Firmino firing in Andy Robertson's cut-back on 20 minutes.Salah got his first just before the break then added a second to reach an impressive landmark by converting a penalty won by Sadio Mane. Mane then slotted a fourth goal with 10 minutes to go, having missed another penalty just moments before. Goalscorers aside, Xherdan Shaqiri proved influential for the hosts - an excellent through ball to Robertson helped set up Firmino's opener and it was the Swiss player's flick that t...
Liverpool midfielder Fabinho finally makes Premier League debut, and fans praise player once branded ‘flop’ and ‘fraud’

Liverpool midfielder Fabinho finally makes Premier League debut, and fans praise player once branded ‘flop’ and ‘fraud’

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fab fab The Brazil international made his English top flight debut as a second half substitute in Liverpool's defeat of Huddersfield Liverpool midfielder Fabinho finally made his Premier League debut on Saturday evening, playing just over 20 minutes of the Reds’ defeat of Huddersfield. The Brazil international, who was signed for an initial £40million earlier this year, has found his early life on Merseyside something of a disaster. Fabinho’s full debut for Liverpool came in the Carabao Cup – and it was not good He has not been trusted by Jurgen Klopp, the Liverpool manager, to represent his new team on many occasions, with his only start to date coming in the Carabao Cup. Fabinho hadn’t even made a Premier Leagu...
Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp explains heated words with Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp explains heated words with Xherdan Shaqiri

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SHAKE SHAQ Reds boss insists he was castigating star over a free-kick and nothing more Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed the cause of his frustration with Xherdan Shaqiri at the end of their Carabao Cup loss to Chelsea. The Reds were defeated 2-1 by the Blues as Emerson and Eden Hazard struck following Daniel Sturridge’s opener. Liverpool star Xherdan Shaqiri in action against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup After the final whistle Klopp was seen angrily having words with summer signing Xherdan Shaqiri, following several frustrating moments throughout the game. But the reason for Shaqiri’s public dressing down on the pitch was revealed to be due to a moment in they game’s dying embers when the Swiss star allowed Jordan ...