Salah’s hat-trick inspires Liverpool to 4-3 win against newcomers Leeds United

Salah’s hat-trick inspires Liverpool to 4-3 win against newcomers Leeds United

Liverpool began their title defense with an unconvincing 4-3 win against newcomers Leeds United in their opening Premier League encounter played on Saturday, September 12th.

The Reds went ahead early when Mohamed Salah converted a penalty in the fourth minute.

Leeds responded in the 12th minute when Manchester City loanee Jack Harrison converted a ball through to him by Kalvin Phillips

Virgil van Dijk put Liverpool back in front when he converted a corner kick by Andrew Robertson in the 20th minute.

Patrick Bamford latched on to a mistake by Van Dijk in the 30th minute to equalize again for Leeds.

A rocket by Salah in the 33rd minute gave Liverpool the lead to the halftime break.

In the 66th minute, Leeds United equalized through Mateusz Klich converting a ball by Helder Costa

Salah would have the final word in the 88th minute converting a penalty to give Liverpool at three points and complete his hattrick.

 

 

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