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April 22, 2024

Alisson injury time header keeps Liverpool UCL hopes alive

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Alisson scored an injury time dramatic winner against already relegated West Brom to keep the reds Champions League hopes alive. 

West Brom took the lead earlier in the first-half through Robson-Kanu’s cool finish before Salah leveled matters  before halftime.

The biggest twist was to however come in the 95th minute when the Liverpool keeper headed home Trent’s set piece.

This win brings Liverpool a point behind Chelsea who play who play Leicester and Aston Villa in their last two league games and just 3 points behind 3rd place Leicester who play Chelsea and Spurs in the remaining fixtures.

Big Sam’s side had a goal ruled out on a controversial decision when Bartley had his close range finish ruled out because Matt Phillips was standing in front of Alisson in an offside position.

In Liverpool’s entire club history, since they were founded in 1892, Alisson is the first goalkeeper ever to score a competitive goal for the club.

Salah is neck-to-neck with Harry Kane in the fight for the golden boot as they’re level at 22 goals Man United’s Bruno Fernandez coming 3rd with 18 goals.

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