Man City come back twice to force Liverpool to a draw in a crunch Premier League cracker at Anfield

Man City come back twice to force Liverpool to a draw in a crunch Premier League cracker at Anfield

  • Liverpool and Man City settled for a 2-2 draw when they clashed at Anfiield for their Premier League encounter
  • Sadio Mane and Mo Salah were the scorers for the home team but two quick goals from Phil Foden and De Bruyne ensured the game ended in a stalemate
  • The Reds are however unbeaten in the English topflight after seven rounds of EPL games so far this campaign

Kevin De Bruyne's late minute strike was all Manchester City needed to avoid defeat to Liverpool in a four-goal thriller at Anfield on Sunday, October 3.

The crunch encounter saw all the goals scored in the second half of the meeting after both teams failed to find the back of the net in the opening half.

It was Sadio Mane who broke the deadlock for the home team from close range just one minute before the hour mark.

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Man City come back twice to force Liverpool to a draw in a crunch Premier League cracker at Anfield
Premier League clash between Liverpool and Man City at Anfield. Photo by Simon Stacpoole/Offside/Offside
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The Senegalese ran into space to connect with Mohamed Salah's precise and timely pass after dribbling three City defenders in the build up to the goal.

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Mane picked the ball from the right side of the 18-yard box and sent it straight to the left bottom corner.

Phil Foden restored parity for the visitors barely 10 minutes later with a close range effort after receiving a delivery from Gabriel Jesus.

The Brazilian made a stunning move towards the edge of the 18-yard box before sending the ball to the Englishman who wasted no time before firing the ball into the back of the net.

Mo Salah's beautiful effort handed the Reds the lead for the second time in the 76th minute after mesmerising about five Man City stars before putting the ball into the back of the net.

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But the lead only lasted five minutes after De Bruyne's long range strike meant both teams will share spoils after the normal regulation period.

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After the game, Liverpool sit second on the EPL table while the defending champions currently occupy the third position after matchday seven as reported by ESPN.

Iheanacho celebrates 25th birthday with a goal

Legit.ng earlier reported that Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho may have given himself the best birthday gift ever after scoring his first Premier league goal of the season against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

The Nigeria international dispossessed Joachim Andersen of the ball before powering a low shot from close range into the left bottom corner of the post.

After grabbing the ball, the celebrant drove forward a little bit and then put the ball beyond the reach of the goalkeeper as they went one goal up just one minute after the hour mark.

Source: Legit Newspaper

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