Liverpool lost 3-1 to Brentford in their match in the league. Brighton drowned the Allreds in the same shame. Liverpool lost to Brighton for the first time in the league since 1961.
Brighton beat Liverpool 3-0 at home on Saturday (January 14). All the goals of the match were scored in the second half.
Brighton was ahead by a big margin in everything from possession of the ball to attack in their own field. The Seagulls had 8 of 14 shots on target. The visiting Allreds, on the other hand, had just 2 of 6 shots on target.
Despite several attacks in the first half, Brighton could not score a goal. In the eighth minute, Solly March’s low shot from McAllister’s pass beat Alisson but Trent Alexander-Arnold cleared the line. Ivan Ferguson and Kauro Mitoma then wasted two chances.
The referee blows the whistle for a penalty against Liverpool just before the break. March was fouled by Allison in the D-box. However, VAR showed that March was offside before the foul. As a result, the referee changed the decision.
The visiting Liverpool could not create any chances like Bola in the first half. More explosive Liverpool in the second half. The hosts knocked Liverpool out of the match by scoring two goals in 8 minutes of the second half. March scored both goals.
March scored the first goal with a close shot. The second goal was spectacular. He took Ferguson’s pass into the box or shot the ball to the far post. This is his 4th goal in the last four games in the Premier League. But he scored only 4 goals in the previous 156 matches.
Liverpool’s notable attacks in the match were Oxlade-Chamberlain’s header past the goalkeeper from Alexander Arnold’s cross in the 55th minute and new recruit Cody Gakpo’s effort in the 78th minute.
However, Danny Welbeck put the final nail in Liverpool’s coffin in the 81st minute. March advanced after receiving the ball from a teammate’s throw-in. The English winger flicked the ball over the head of Liverpool defender Joe Gomez and took a shot in the empty space. This is his league goal this season.
With this, Liverpool tasted the sixth defeat in the league. Jurgen Klopp’s team is at number 9 in the points table with 28 points in 18 matches. On the other hand, Brighton is number 7 with 30 points in 18 matches.