Liverpool and Manchester City kicked off with an electrifying atmosphere in the Anfield Stadium. The Anfield Stadium is the home of Liverpool and they have one of the most loyal fan bases in the football community.
The Liverpool lineup was strong with Diogo Jota, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah lining up front to form the Liverpool attack. Trent Alexander-Arnold, Thiago Alcantara and Harvey Elliott were the only missing players for Liverpool due to injury.
Manchester City also lined up with a strong attack with Phil Foden, Gabriel Jesus and Jack Grealish leading the front lines. Ilkay Gundogan and Oleksandr Zinchenko were the only absentees for Man City.
Both teams came prepared with a strong lineup, and did their best to get the three points. The first half did not produce a lot of chances for Liverpool, as they were on the back foot trying not to concede a goal.
The first half only saw one shot on target, which was from Manchester City as Liverpool had not gotten into the game. It looked like a sure win for Manchester City as they kept the pressure on Liverpool.
The first goal of the match came 14 minutes after the referee blew the whistle for the second half. The goal was scored by Sadio Mane, after a beautiful run from Mohammed Salah to give Mane the assist.
Manchester City replied 10 minutes later with a goal from Phil Foden, who was giving James Milner a hard time on that left flank.
Mohamed Salah scored the next goal for Liverpool, and it was a solo goal which he orchestrated all by himself. He dribbled his way through the Manchester City defence to put it past Ederson and give Liverpool the lead.
The match ended in a draw as Kevin De Bruyne scored the last goal of the game to make it 2-2. This gave both teams one point, and they currently sit behind Chelsea who are topping the table.
Mohamed Salah was by far the best player from both clubs, as he showed his quality and scored one goal with an assist to his name in the match. The 'Egyptian Messi' was a problem for Manchester City and could have scored more goals if there was more time.
Mohamed Salah has now scored six (6) goals in the Premier League this season, and three (3) goals in the Champions League. This means he has scored 9 goals across all competitions, and would be looking to add more to his tally.
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