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Liverpool 1-1 Crystal Palace

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Liverpool is yet to claim a Premier League victory this year as Palace held them to a second straight draw.

As a result of Nunez’s red card in the second half, the Reds will be sad not to have won this game.

Palace put in a lot of effort, but their only offensive contribution came in the first half, when Diaz’s magnificent goal earned the visitors a point.

Starting lineup:

LIVERPOOL (4-3-3): Alisson;

Trent Alexander-Arnold, Nathaniel Phillips, Virgil van Dijk, Andrew Robertson;

Harvey Elliott, Fabinho, James Milner (c);

Mohamed Salah, Darwin Nunez, Luis Diaz.

 

SUBS: Konstantinos Tsimikas, Fabio Carvalho, Sepp van den Berg, Jordan Henderson, Bobby Clark, Adrian, Stefan Bajcetic, Joseph Gomez, Naby Keita.

 

CRYSTAL PALACE (5-4-1): Vicente Guaita;

Nathaniel Clyne, Joel Ward (c), Joachim Andersen, Marc Guehi, Tyrick Mitchell;

Eberechi Eze, Cheick Oumar Doucoure, Jeffrey Schlupp, Wilfried Zaha;

Jordan Ayew.

 

SUBS: Sam Johnstone, Jean-Philippe Mateta, Will Hughes, Luke Plange, Michael Olise, Odsonne Edouard, Malcolm Ebiowei, Luka Milivojevic, Chris Richards.

Goals:

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 0-1 CRYSTAL PALACE! Palace take the lead against the run of play! From a Guaita long kick, Eze takes Fabinho out of the play and slides in Zaha, who zips into the box and places the ball confidently into the far bottom corner.

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 1-1 CRYSTAL PALACE! Diaz draws 10-man Liverpool level with a stunning strike! The Colombian receives Milner’s pass, jinks inside from the left, and curls a fantastic shot into the far top corner from the edge of the box. You don’t save those.

So, what’s next?

In conclusion, The draw leaves Liverpool 12th in the Premier League table, four points behind league leaders Manchester City already. Palace is 16th.

Meanwhile, They’ll be pleased to have escaped Anfield with a draw that gives them their first point of the season. They’d have taken that before kick-off.

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