Trent Alexander-Arnold opened the scoring for Liverpool vs Man Metropolis© AFP
It was Liverpool that received the FA Group Protect on Saturday after defeating Manchester Metropolis 3-1 on the King Energy Stadium. Trent Alexander-Arnold, Mohamed Salah and Darwin Nunez scored for the Reds and it was Arnold who opened the scoring for Liverpool by a sensational strike within the twenty first minute of the sport. The 23-year-old’s effort got here from outdoors the 18-yard-box, and Metropolis goalkeeper Ederson had no solutions for this explicit strike.
Arnold curled his effort and as quickly because the ball went into the nets, the Liverpool supporters erupted in pleasure on the King Energy Stadium.
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Trent Alexander-Arnold’s blistering strike gave Liverpool a deserved half-time lead in Leicester. But it surely was Metropolis’s different new ahead who hauled Pep Guardiola’s males again into the sport after the break as Julian Alvarez equalised.
Tying down Mohamed Salah to a brand new three-year deal was Liverpool’s different main piece of summer season enterprise and the Egyptian was lethal from the penalty spot after Nunez’s header was dealt with by Ruben Dias. The Uruguayan then received his personal glory second by stooping to move residence in stoppage time earlier than tearing off his shirt in celebration.
Victory noticed Liverpool win the normal season curtain-raiser for the primary time since 2006 and lay down an early marker in what is predicted to be one other battle between the edges for the Premier League title.
Metropolis had held off the Reds to win the Premier League for a fourth time in 5 years by some extent in an exhilarating finale to final season.
(With AFP inputs)
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