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Liverpool vs. Brighton & Hove Albion – Soccer Match Report – October 1, 2022

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A hat trick from Leandro Trossard earned Brighton & Hove Albion some extent in an exhilarating 3-3 draw with Premier League title-chasing Liverpool on Saturday.

Brighton coach Roberto de Zerbi’s first recreation in cost couldn’t have gotten off to a greater begin as two well-taken targets from Trossard gave the guests a 2-0 lead by the 17 minute mark at a surprised Anfield.

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Residence supporters grew extra pissed off because the hosts struggled to create openings, earlier than Roberto Firmino‘s objective, which was initially dominated out for offside towards Mohamed Salah solely to be overturned by VAR, gave his aspect a Thirty third-minute lifeline.

Brighton brought on Liverpool extra issues early within the second half, however their wastefulness at key moments proved pricey as Firmino levelled together with his fifth league objective of the marketing campaign — as many as he managed within the entirety of final season.

Liverpool accomplished the turnaround and seemed to be on track for an important victory after their sluggish begin to the season when Brighton’s Adam Webster put the ball in his personal internet within the 63rd minute.

However Trossard was not carried out but, finishing his treble seven minutes from time and guaranteeing Brighton left with the purpose they deserved, a draw that retains them fourth within the standings, 4 factors forward of Liverpool in ninth.

Liverpool got here into the match underneath strain to get a busy October off to a optimistic begin, with leaders Arsenal 12 factors away from Klopp’s group previous to kick off towards high-flying Brighton.

Their probabilities of bringing the Premier League trophy again to Anfield for the second time underneath Klopp appeared to be a distant dream as Brighton took management within the Merseyside sunshine.

Firstly, Danny Welbeck flicked the ball via for Trossard to interrupt the impasse within the fourth minute – the ninth time Liverpool have conceded first of their final 11 league video games – earlier than the identical man stroked house an virtually similar second.

The objective out of nowhere that did get Liverpool again into the match was not celebrated with an excessive amount of vigour, given the linesman’s flag was raised, however replays confirmed Salah was in reality simply onside when diverting the ball into Firmino’s path.

Liverpool surprisingly had began the match with Diogo Jota, Darwin Nunez and Luis Diaz all on the bench, however the latter’s introduction on the break instantly paid dividends, because the Colombia worldwide equipped the cross for Firmino, whose very good contact and end did the remaining.

Liverpool took the lead within the 63rd minute with a objective Brighton goalkeeper Robert Sanchez won’t need to see once more, as he utterly missed his punch, leaving Webster powerless because the ball rolled into his personal internet off his chest.

Brighton saved coming, with Welbeck denied by an excellent save from Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson, earlier than Trossard once more arrived proper on cue on the again publish, turning into the third opposition participant to attain a Premier League treble at Anfield.

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