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- Liverpool won 3-1 over Wolverhampton, who started the game well but couldn’t stop game-changer Mohamed Salah.
- The Egyptian star’s performance vindicated Jurgen Klopp’s decision not to trade him to Saudi Arabian football.
- The Reds now have a game in hand on Manchester City at the top of the Premier League.
Wolves player ratings: failure to defend the lead
Josa Sa 7/10 – Was attentive from start to end and repelled a couple of shots, but he couldn’t stop Liverpool’s three goals.
Semedo 7/10 – His offensive projections were excellent, as he created numerous scoring opportunities.
Craig Dawson 7/10 – Made some statements and put a stop to some of the opposition’s advances.
Kilman 6/10 – Made a couple of interceptions, although his marking was poor in the moves scored by his opponents.
Rayan Ait Nouri 7/10 – Was in charge of stopping Salah before being replaced due to injury in the 65th minute.
Joao Gomez 7/10 – Gave his team’s play flow with 88% passing accuracy and was a wall in midfield.
Lemina 7/10 – Won a few fights in the middle of the field and had a few successful tackles.
Hee-Chang 7/10 – Score the first goal of the game, did not last long, and was replaced in the 60th minute.
Bellegarder 7/10 – Aside from one important pass, his involvement in playmaking was minimal.
Pedro Neto 7/10 – Most of his dribbles were successful, as he assisted Hee-Chang to open the scoring.
Matheus Cunha 7/10 – When his team took the lead, his scoring possibilities were minimized, and he only had a couple of shots.
Doherty 6/10 – Played half a game but had no attacking involvement.
Fabio Silva 6/10 – Didn’t shoot once and only touched the ball a few times.
Hugo Bravo 7/10 – He lost possession, and when he attempted to prevent Liverpool’s third goal, he merely deflected the ball, resulting in an own goal.
Tommy Doyle N/A
Boubacar Traore N/A
Liverpool player ratings: Salah led Liverpool’s orchestra.
Alisson 6/10 – The Wolves had only two shots on goal and Alisson only saved 1.
Gomez 6/10 – Made some clearances but lost most of the duels on the right wing.
Matip 7/10 – Was tough on his opponents so won most of his duels.
Quansah 7/10 – Got the ball back most of the time, and destroyed his opponent’s intentions.
Robertson 8/10 – started with a weak performance but in the second half, he was a different player and scored a goal.
Szoboszlai 7/10 – Was very active and ran all over the midfield, however, he was not very accurate in his passing in the back line.
Mac-Allister 6/10 – Won the ball back on a few occasions, but his performance was not the best and he was substituted midway through the game.
ones 7/10 – A high passing accuracy and solid in midfield.
Salah 8/10 – Distributed a number of key passes to his team-mates and provided two assists.
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— Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 16, 2023
Cody Gakpo 7/10 – Was always well positioned and scored the equaliser.
Diogo Jota 7/10 – Unbalanced the opposition defence and was successful with every dribble.
Alvarez, Luis 7/10 – Created one wonderful chance, scored one goal, and made two vital passes.
Harvey Elliot 7/10 – He knew how to exploit his opponent’s defensive flaws.
Darwin Nunez 7/10 – He was quite aggressive in attack during his 34-minute stint on the field.
Ibrahima Konate N/A
Ryan Gravenberch N/A
Wolves vs Liverpool match summary and highlights
Each half of the game was different, in the first half, we saw Wolverhampton very daring and taking every opportunity to counter attack, which they did successfully. In the second half Liverpool were even more in control than in the first, but this time they were more effective, which allowed them to win the game.
Player of the match: Mohammed Salah
After taking the lead, the Wolves sat back. Following numerous fruitless attempts to equalize, the only option to break the tie was through individual brilliance. The Egyptian became a hero and dominated the game until his team turned it around.
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