Liverpool chased Tottenham fiercely by winning after a slugfest with Nottingham Forest.
Liverpool won 3-2 thanks 메이저사이트to Mohamed Salah’s winning goal in the 32nd round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-2023 season against Nottingham held at Anfield, England on the 22nd (Korean time).
Liverpool, who defeated Leeds 6-1 in the last 31 rounds, broke a winless streak of 4 consecutive league matches and sprinted for 2 consecutive wins. With 50 points, the team moved up the league standings from 8th to 7th. It is 3 points from 5th place Tottenham (53 points) and 6 points from 4th place Newcastle (56 points). With a rebound at the end of the season, they are shaking up the right to advance to the European Champions League and Europa League.
Liverpool, who finished the first half 0-0, took the lead in the second minute through Diogo Jota’s goal in the second minute. In the corner kick situation, Jota, who received Fabinho’s header pass, split the net with a header again.
After Liverpool’s first goal, both teams exchanged goals one by one. Nico Williams returned the game to the starting point in the 6th minute of the second half, and Jota scored another goal in the 10th minute of the second half. Jota shook off a long-term injury and made a perfect comeback with three goals in the last two games.
Nottingham, who are struggling to stay, was not easy. In the 22nd minute of the second half, in the throw-in situation, Gibbs White shook the net with a sensuous volley from inside the penalty box.
Salah was the fixer for Liverpool, who twice failed to maintain their lead. Salah, who shared the top goal scorer with Son Heung-min last season, scored Trent Alexander-Arnold’s free kick from the right with a non-stop volley in front of the goal.
With Salah’s 15th goal at the forefront, Liverpool overcame Nottingham’s pursuit at the end of the game and kept the score 3-2. Nottingham fell into a swamp of four consecutive losses and failed to escape the relegation zone.