The wait is over – Liverpool lastly have a Premier League purpose.
Jurgen Klopp’s facet went into their conflict at Tottenham having didn’t internet of their final 4 league matches, their final purpose coming in a draw to West Brom on December 27.
However that barren run is at an extended overdue finish with Roberto Firmino giving Liverpool the lead on the stroke of half time.
It was easy in its conception however very efficient with Sadio Mane discovering area as he latched onto Jordan Henderson’s ball excessive.
Mane might have gone for purpose himself however he took the unselfish possibility as he discovered Firmino, who merely wanted to make contact to place the ball within the internet from shut vary.
Aid swept throughout the Liverpool gamers and supervisor as Firmino struck. It was their first purpose in 482 minutes of Premier League motion and in 93 makes an attempt.
The objectives got here like buses for Liverpool as they doubled their lead simply two minutes into the second half as Trent Alexander-Arnold fired previous Hugo Lloris, who might solely parry Sadio Mane’s weak effort again into hazard.
Tottenham hit again right away although as Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s good strike from distance beat Alisson Becker.
The hosts had the ball within the internet proper within the opening minutes as Heung-Min Son slid a left-footed strike residence however the Spurs ahead’s purpose was chalked off by VAR.
Mohamed Salah thought he’d made it 3-1 however VAR dominated that one out for a handball by Firmino within the build-up however Mane wasn’t to be denied as he slammed in a unfastened ball together with his left peg to seal a 3-1 win.