Liverpool inch top as Firmino grabs leisurely winner in opposition to Spurs
LIVERPOOL, England, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Roberto Firmino headed a 90th-minute winner as Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at Anfield on Wednesday to birth up a 3-level lead on the discontinuance of the Premier League desk over the London membership.
Juergen Klopp’s facet dominated from the outset and took the lead in the 26th minute when Mohamed Salah’s shot deflected off Spurs defender Toby Alderweireld and looped into the a long way corner.
However Tottenham struck abet seven minutes later, Giovani Lo Celso finding Son Heung-min with a unheard of inch and the South Korean beat Alisson with a life like and silent assemble.
Despite the dwelling facet having fun with the overwhelming majority of possession, Spurs had two huge possibilities to inch forward with Steven Bergwijn hitting the put up and Harry Kane heading broad from a huge enviornment.
However the champions grabbed the climate on the death with Firmino leaping to energy dwelling a header from Andy Robertson’s corner. (Reporting by Simon Evans, editing by Ed Osmond)