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Liverpool 90-touch “genius” was even higher than Salah vs Brighton

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Liverpool bought over the road in opposition to Brighton & Hove Albion to maintain up their finish of the cut price within the ongoing Premier League race, with Mohamed Salah coming to the rescue for the Reds to win 2-1 after a dominant second-half exhibiting.

Jurgen Klopp‘s males would muster up an spectacular 30 photographs on the Seagulls web, with their persistence fortunately paying off courtesy of their magic Egyptian within the second 45.

Salah continues to come back up trumps for his title-chasing outfit whilst he begins to close 32 years of age this coming June, with the Liverpool quantity 11 always within the thick of it when the hosts ventured ahead at will.

Mohamed Salah’s efficiency vs Brighton in numbers

Salah would possibly effectively have felt aggravated that he solely managed to fireside in a single objective for his efforts at Anfield, having amassed 12 photographs all on his personal from Liverpool’s hefty 30.

Away from peppering Bart Verbruggen’s objective, the ahead was additionally full of life with the ball at his toes, with tried strike after strike, in addition to finishing three dribbles within the contest to maintain Brighton on their toes.

Successful 4 duels when mandatory too, it was no shock to see Liverpool’s clutch determine bag yet one more essential objective while remaining calm and switched on even at 1-1 to present Klopp’s males a giant win to maintain the stress on Manchester Metropolis and Arsenal, who now each path the Reds within the desk.

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But, it was the person who assisted Salah’s all-important winner who was showered with reward on the full-time whistle, with Alexis MacAllister as soon as once more proving his price to the Reds’ trigger within the 2-1 victory.

Alexis MacAllister’s efficiency vs Brighton in numbers

The Argentina worldwide was even described as a “genius” by Sky Sports activities journalist Melissa Reddy after the match, with MacAllister receiving widespread acclaim after his impactful exhibiting in opposition to Roberto De Zerbi’s difficult Seagulls.

Amassing 90 touches from the centre of the park, MacAllister would additionally handle to notch up 5 key passes, together with the one which reduce the Brighton defence open for Salah to swiftly hearth residence.

On high of that, MacAllister would find yourself misplacing simply 5 of his 63 passes on a unbelievable afternoon for the 5 foot 9 creator in opposition to his former employers.

He would additionally assist himself to his justifiable share of tries on the Seagulls web alongside Salah, firing 5 photographs on the Brighton objective to attempt to make Liverpool’s lead grander.

MacAllister’s numbers vs Liverpool

Minutes performed

90

Assists

1

Correct passes

58/63 (92%)

Key passes

5

Photographs on objective

5

Duels received

5/13

Tackles

3

Stats by Sofascore

Handed out a 9/10 ranking by Liverpool Echo journalist Ian Doyle, who said that MacAllister ‘probed’ all through by both unlocking Brighton with a go or successful the ball again with a crunching sort out timed excellent, the Argentine midfielder stays one of many first names on Klopp’s teamsheet after such a positive show.

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With a lot of the speak in final summer season’s switch window focussing on Liverpool lacking out on Moises Caicedo, it seems to be as if the Reds have been proper to not splash such extortionate money on the Chelsea man and can as an alternative maintain reaping the rewards for buying their £35m star within the now.