Senegal’s Sadio Mane and Egypt’s Mohammed Salah came to the rescue in their club’s 2-0 victory against Chelsea at Anfield.
A first-half goalless draw gave Chelsea high hope that they would sustain their unbeaten record at Anfield since 2012.
But that dream met with a heavy-blow when Liverpool scored two goals within a space of two minutes courtesy of the African stars.
Chelsea sat deep in defence in the second-half, before Sadio Mane nodded in from Henderson’s cross in the 51st minutes to break the dead-lock.
The goal rekindled that sensational lively mood which Anfield had long been waiting for since the begin of the match. With celebration mood sparking-off cheers at Anfield.
Liverpool fans were still celebrating, before Mo Salah struck in the 53rd minutes from outside the 18-yard box to secure Liverpool’s second goal for the day.
Salah’s goal sealed the victory for Liverpool, and it was also the Egyptian’s 19th premier league goal this season, leveling up with City’s Sergio Aguero.
Chelsea however made two serious efforts to get two goals through their talisman Eden Hazard. The first hit the woodwork, while the second was saved by goalkeeper Alisson.
The victory means Liverpool go on top ahead of City. Although City have an outstanding match to play against their neighbour Manchester United.
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