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Liverpool 2-1 Tottenham: Roberto Firmino’s late winner sends Reds clear of Spurs at top

Liverpool 2-1 Tottenham: Roberto Firmino’s late winner sends Reds clear of Spurs at top

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Roberto Firmino's last-minute header broke Tottenham's stubborn resistance at Anfield and sent Liverpool to the top of the Premier League table.An entertaining encounter looked set to end in stalemate before - with the game entering stoppage time - Firmino soared to flash a header high past Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris from Andrew Robertson's corner.Liverpool flew at Spurs in the opening exchanges and went ahead when Mohamed Salah's shot took a big deflection off Eric Dier and looped over Lloris.Spurs had barely left their own half but struck with a counter punch seven minutes later when Son Heung-min raced clear to slip a composed finish past Alisson.Spurs actually had the better chances in the second half, with Steven Bergwijn firing wide then hitting a post when clean through and Harry Kane...
Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino reach incredible milestone number of combined goals for Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp

Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino reach incredible milestone number of combined goals for Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp

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Liverpool’s sensational attacking trio have now scored a combined 250 goals in all competitions under Jurgen Klopp. Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino share the impressive stat, which has been developed over the past five years since the German manager joined in 2015. Getty Images - Getty Firmino has 77 Liverpool goals under Klopp, while Salah has 94 and Mane is on 79 2️⃣5️⃣0️⃣ combined goals in all competitions under Jürgen Klopp! 9️⃣4️⃣ Salah 👑 7️⃣9️⃣ Mane ⚡️7️⃣7️⃣ Firmino 😎 pic.twitter.com/oQ9nIwPY2e — Liverpool FC (Premier League Champions 🏆) (@LFC) July 8, 2020 Firmino has been at Anfield for the entirety of Klopp’s tenure, while Mane joined in 2016 and Salah a year later. Despite this, the Egyptian is responsible for the most goals – ...
Roberto Duran beats coronavirus and is discharged from hospital in heartwarming video

Roberto Duran beats coronavirus and is discharged from hospital in heartwarming video

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Roberto Duran has announced that he’s beaten coronavirus and been discharged from hospital to recover at home. The legendary 69-year-old former world champion, whose iconic career included three battles with Sugar Ray Leonard, was initially hospitalised as a precaution due to respiratory issues. Getty Images - Getty Known as ‘Hands of Stone’, Duran became a legend when he beat Leonard He then subsequently returned a positive test for coronavirus. His son, Robin Duran, said last Friday: “Test results have just arrived for my dad, and they confirm he is positive for COVID-19. “Thank God for now he doesn’t have symptoms beyond a cold. “He is not in intensive care nor on a respirator, just under observation.” Roberto Duran ...
Roberto Firmino hits late winner for Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp’s men extend Premier League unbeaten run to 40 games

Roberto Firmino hits late winner for Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp’s men extend Premier League unbeaten run to 40 games

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Liverpool’s stunning unbeaten run now stands at 40 Premier League games after Roberto Firmino’s 85th minute goal secured a hard-fought win at Wolves.Wolves looked on course to get something from the game after Raul Jimenez’ leveller six minutes after the interval, with Nuno Santo’s men then pushing for a winner. Getty Images - Getty But Jurgen Klopp’s men held firm and grabbed a late winner to send the away faithful delirious. The Reds needed less than eight minutes to take the lead. Trent Alexander-Arnold’s corner from the right was met at the edge of the six-yard box by Jordan Henderson and the Reds captain diverted it into the back of the net via a combination of his head and shoulder. There was a VAR review to determine whether it was handball, but the goa...

Liverpool transfer news LIVE: Jurgen Klopp reveals Roberto Firmino heart-to-heart, Reds linked with teenage star

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]We’ll bring you all the latest Liverpool news ahead of the January transfer window. Here’s our current top Reds stories and follow below for live updates… Paul Merson explains what makes Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp better than Man City boss Pep Guardiola: ‘He could take Rotherham to the top’ Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp explains why Wolves […] talkSPORT