Alisson purpose video: Liverpool keeper rankings header vs West Brom
In one of essentially the most outstanding match-winners in fresh memory, Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson made Premier League historical past and might presumably perhaps even respect saved the storied membership's season on the side of his 95th-minute headed purpose.
With a languid Liverpool tied at one against already relegated West Brom, Alisson ran forward to affix a final-second corner kick. West Brom left the Brazilian keeper unmarked as Trent Alexander-Arnold whipped a though-provoking heinous to the arrive post. Alisson rose and flicked the ball throughout purpose for a a success purpose that keeps Liverpool in Champions League competitors.
With the rain pouring down on the Hawthorns, the personnel mobbed Alisson and tears poured down his face whereas he pointed to the sky. For the rationale that keeper's father died in a drowning accident in Brazil earlier this year, Alisson had but to catch a media look; that is, till he became the first Liverpool goalkeeper within the membership's 129-year historical past to ranking a purpose.
"I'm too emotional," Alisson instructed Sky Sports activities in a post-match interview. "These final months for the entirety that came about to me and my household, football is my existence. I play [as long as] I will defend in mind as a human being, with my dad. I [wish] he became once here to search it, I'm obvious he is."
The used AS Roma megastar, who illustrious the start of his third child this week, became the sixth keeper in Premier League historical past to ranking a purpose, however the first to ranking a a success purpose.
"I noticed it coming and proper tried to toddle precise into a correct teach and be in a correct set to bewitch a take a examine to abet my gamers, and lift a defender but no person became once following me," Alisson said. "I became once lucky and blessed to ranking.
"These kinds of stuff it is possible you'll presumably perhaps't point out. You can't point out deal of things in existence. The sole clarification for these items is God, and he build his hand on my head nowadays."
With the bewitch, Liverpool moves correct one point within the support of fourth-teach Chelsea, who plays third-teach Leicester City in an FA Cup final rematch on Tuesday. Liverpool can qualify for Champions League on the expense of both Leicester or Chelsea by a success its final two games, making Alisson's purpose a potentially season-defining second.
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