Shaqiri scored twice as the Reds returned to the top

Posted on December 17, 2018, 2:03 am
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Liverpool played amazing in the match and finally, luck was with them too. By the score of Sadio mane the local team went ahead but the fault of the goalkeeper Alisson, Manchester United returned to the game. But finally, the difference was made by the Swiss player Xherdan Shaqiri. Shaqiri scored twice as the Reds returned to the top.

Shaqiri scored twice as the Reds returned to the topXherdan Shaqiri is a Swiss national team player and currently 27 years old. He has joined at the Anfield in the running season from Stoke City in exchange for a big amount. His release clause was £13.5 million and the player made a five years deal with the Reds. He played 13 appearances with his current team and scored five goals so far. So, it seems that he has a good future ahead at the Anfield.

At the Anfield, considering the local time Sunday evening in an English Premier League match, the team of Jurgen Klopp won by a 3 – 1 goal. Through the victory, the team Liverpool returned to the top position on the Premier League point table. However, the Reds yet to face defeat in the running season of EPL.

In 24th minutes of the game, Sadio Mane led the team Liverpool ahead. The Brazilian midfielder Fabinho passed the ball to Senegal forward and he received the ball amazingly and with his left foot, he found the net successfully. With the goal, this Senegal forward scored nine goals in last sixteen matches at the Anfield. In the meantime, he assisted three times as well.

The Reds stopper Alisson made a mistake in 33rd minutes of the game and so, the Red Devils returned to the game. From the left side, Belgian star Lukaku made a cross but stopper messed up that time. The English midfielder Lingard got the ball and easily found the net.

In 73rd minutes of the game, with a fortunate goal, the local team once again took the lead of the game. From the left side, Mane escaped a player and went to the box. He took a cross which was touched by the opponent player and about to find the net. But De Gea stopped the ball and in return ball, Shaqiri took the certain shot and the ball found the net by touching the English defender Young.

In 80th minutes of the game, Brazilian forward Firmino made a short pass to Shaqiri and the Swiss forward took a speedy shot which found the net successfully. The Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea had nothing to do.

By playing 17 matches, with 14 victories and three draws the Reds are on the top position with 45 points. In Saturday, man City beat Everton and holding the 2nd position with 44 points so far. Tottenham Hotspur is in 3rd position with 39 points.