Alisson Becker, a goalkeeper of Liverpool, scored a stunning goal in the 95th minute against West Brom on Sunday to give his team a 2–1 win in the Premier League. Becker’s header from Trent Alexander-Arnold’s corner during the break helped the champions of last season keep Champions League hopes alive.
Striker Hal Robson-Kanu scored his first goal in 15th minute of the match, but Mohammed Salah equalized in the 33rd minute taking the scored board to 1-1, which remained constant until 90 minutes. In added time Alisson hit a brilliant goal in the 95th minute calling a win for Liverpool against West Brom at The Hawthorns.
Liverpool posted a video on Twitter showing Becker’s amazing goal from many angles. “Football eh.” beautiful. Experience 5 minutes 33 seconds of unbridled bliss with every angle of @AlissonBecker’s goal… ” Liverpool wrote in the caption of the video that captured the sentiments of both sides when West Brom players were disbelieving.
Football eh. 𝐁𝐞𝐚𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐮𝐥.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) May 16, 2021
With this win, Liverpool is now one point behind fourth-placed Chelsea and three points from third-placed Leicester City. Victories against Burnley and Crystal Palace will ensure the Reds make it to the top four and qualify for the Champions League.
Brazilian Alisson Becker lost his father in February and was “very emotional” after the amazing achievement. The 28-year-old told Sky Sports, “It’s very exciting. My family for everything that has happened to me in the last few months, but football is my life. I have been playing ever since I remember my father. I hope he was here to see her, but I am sure he saw her with God and he is celebrating.”
West Brom, who have already been eliminated from the Premier League, cursed their fortunes. Liverpool’s win over Manchester United on Thursday put the fate of the Champions League in their hands.
Liverpool remain fifth with 63 points in 36 games, one behind Chelsea in fourth and final qualifying position. Leicester City is in third place with 66 points and the last two will meet on Tuesday. Manchester City has already won the league this season.