Liverpool defeated Southampton by a decisive 2-0 scoreline on Sunday evening. The Reds win sent them into third place in the Premier League.
Liverpool opened the scoring in the sixth minute through Roberto Firmino. Mohamed Salah doubled Liverpool’s score in the 42nd minute. Salah’s strike was his 21st goal of the seaosn. He is now two behind Premier League leading scorer Harry Kane. The Tottenham striker has recorded 23 goals this term.
Fans, pundits and football websites on Twitter reacted to the Reds win in great fashion.
Firmino & Salah – not your average one-two. #SOULIV
— Jim Beglin (@jimbeglin) February 11, 2018
Wow! Liverpool need a proper striker 😂😂😂
— Jamie Carragher (@Carra23) February 11, 2018
Big tactical mistake by Southampton not to play the big pile of Cash they received from Liverpool in neat stacks of Twenties along their own goal line
— roger bennett (@rogbennett) February 11, 2018
Jamie Redknapp in October: "Liverpool haven't really got that out-and-out goalscorer. You need someone like Lukaku that's going to get you 25 goals a season."
Goals this season:
Salah – 28
Firmino – 20
Lukaku – 19 pic.twitter.com/HOBFiTLjzY
— bet365 (@bet365) February 11, 2018
Southampton players all helping Liverpool in the hope of a move
— Neville Southall (@NevilleSouthall) February 11, 2018
Liverpool return to Champions League action on February 14th against Porto. The Reds will travel to Portugal for the first leg of the tie.
The Reds win on Sunday makes the club unbeaten in seven of their last eight matches in the Premier League.
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