Crystal Palace vs Liverpool: Firmino, Salah score brace as Red win 7-0

Crystal Palace vs Liverpool: Firmino, Salah score brace as Red win 7-0

- Crystal Palace vs Liverpool saw the Reds crush the London club by 7-0 at Selhurst Park

- Three of the goals were scored in the first half while four were scored in the second

- Jurgen Klopp's side have now recorded their biggest away win in the Premier League

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Liverpool continued their impressive form in the Premier League as they comfortably defeated Crystal Palace by 7-0 away at Selhurst Park.

Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah scored a brace each as Takumi Minamino, Sadio Mane, and Jordan Henderson were also on the scoresheet.

The Reds started the game brightly and as early as the third minute they went ahead through Minamino who applied an instinctive finish from a Mane's assist.

Crystal Palace vs Liverpool: Firmino, Salah score brace as Red win 7-0
Crystal Palace vs Liverpool: Firmino, Salah score brace as Red win 7-0. Photo by John Powell
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Mane got the second through Mane after turning away from his marker to score Liverpool's second. 2-0 it was.

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Just before half-time Firmino got the third following a fine counter-attacking move as he controlled a cross from Andy Robertson and finished with ease to make it 3-0.

The defending champions continued from they stopped in the first-period club captain Henderson took a first time shot from Trent Alexander-Arnold's assist to make it 4-0.

Firmino completed his brace after he was helped with a pass from substitute Salah with as he delivered a delightful chip above Palace keeper Vicente Guaita to make it 5-0.

Joel Matip's headed assist helped Salah head home the sixth while a brilliant individual effort from the Egyptian striker made it 7-0.

Liverpool cemented their place at the top of the log with 31 points from 14 matches and have an 11 goal difference despite suffering a 7-2 defeat at Aston Villa earlier in the season.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Jurgen Klopp scooped the Best Men's coach for the second time at the FIFA TheBest awards held in Zurich, Switzerland.

The Liverpool boss beat Leeds United's Marcelo Bielsa and Bayern Munich's Hans-Dieter Flick to win the award for the second year running.

The former Borussia Dortmund boss helped the Reds land the first Premier League title in 30 years during the 2019-20 season in his fourth spell at Anfield.

Legit.ng had also reported that Trent Alexander-Arnold has hit back at Jose Mourinho comments claiming Tottenham were the better side during the top-of-the-table clash with Liverpool at Anfield.

The Special One walked up to Jurgen Klopp after the whistle and told him that the better side lost the Premier League clash at Anfield.

The Reds went up in the first half from a Mohamed Salah's deflected shot but Spurs came back minutes later as Heung-Min Son scored from a counter-attack.

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