Leeds suffered a home defeat to Liverpool on Sunday at Elland Road. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Leeds wanted to improve their league standing following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Burnley in their previous game. Liverpool had to settle for a draw 1-1 against Chelsea. After today’s result, Leeds are currently 17th with 2 points from 4 matches, while Liverpool sit in 3rd, with 10 points from 4.
The Reds started strongly in the first half, with Mohamed Salah opening the rout at the 20 minute mark and the first half ended 0-1.
Liverpool staged a comeback in the second half, with an early goal from Fabinho in the 50th minute. However they weren’t finished yet and Sadio Mane made it 3-0 just before the final whistle to make it 3-0.
As for substitutions, for Leeds, Pascal Struijk, Tyler Roberts and Daniel James, came on for Diego Llorente, Rodrigo Moreno and Jack Harrison, Liverpool brought on Jordan Henderson, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita, to replace Harvey Elliott, Diogo Jota and Thiago.
The referee booked four players. Liam Cooper and Diego Llorente from Leeds, who saw yellow cards and Pascal Struijk, sent off with a red, as well as for Liverpool Fabinho received yellows.
Leeds will play away against Newcastle United, while Liverpool will face Crystal Palace at home.
|Leeds United:||Illan Meslier, Luke Ayling, Liam Cooper, Diego Llorente (Pascal Struijk, min.33), Junior Firpo, Raphinha, Kalvin Phillips, Stuart Dallas, Rodrigo Moreno (Tyler Roberts, min.46), Jack Harrison (Daniel James, min.68) and Patrick Bamford|
|Liverpool:||Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil Van Dijk, Joel Matip, Andy Robertson, Thiago (Naby Keita, min.90), Harvey Elliott (Jordan Henderson, min.63), Fabinho, Sadio Mane, Diogo Jota (Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, min.82) and Mohamed Salah|
|Goals:||Mohamed Salah (0-1, min. 20), Fabinho (0-2, min. 50) and Sadio Mane (0-3, min. 90)|