But as the home side went in search of a goal they left themselves open to the devastating threat of a Liverpool counter-attack. And in the 71st minute former Saints man Sadio Mane left Cedric on the floor to break away before finding Firmino who produced an excellent stop from McCarthy in goal. The
“I think Alexis reminds me a little bit of the history – I don’t know, it’s not a history, almost a metaphor – when you see the tree with amazing oranges at the top and cannot get there. You say: ‘Oh, I got the lower ones because I don’t like the ones at the top.’
Antonio Conte’s feud with Jose Mourinho intensified further on Saturday as the Chelsea head coach called the Manchester United boss a “little man” and “fake” before issuing an apparent challenge. Simmering tensions between Conte and his predecessor as Chelsea boss ignited on Friday, when Mourinho made reference to match-fixing allegations. And, following Chelsea’s goalless draw
The Reds forked out a world-record fee for a defender to snare the Dutchman from Southampton at the start of the January transfer window and he marked his debut with the winning goal.
Van Dijk scored a late header to secure a 2-1 win for Liverpool after Gylfi Sigurdsson had cancelled out James Milner’s
Antonio Conte will be upset with Chelsea’s transfer chiefs for not landing Virgil van Dijk, Sky Sports pundit Phil Thompson claims. Liverpool agreed a world-record £75m for the Southampton defender last week, who will link up with the Reds today. And Reds hero Thompson says Conte will be upset about Chelsea not being able to