Liverpool vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Latest Premier League Updates

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Latest Premier League Updates

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Liverpool host Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Monday night as they look for their first win of the new season following a disappointing draw against newly promoted Fulham at Craven Cottage last Saturday.

It wasn’t the start Jurgen Klopp’s men wanted or expected as they try to challenge for the top flight title this year. Aleksandar Mitrovic’s brace was enough to earn the Cottagers a point, but the Reds twice came from behind to save themselves some blushes. The saving grace was new signing Darwin Núñez, who started strongly and got on the scoresheet in his first experience of Premier League football.

Meanwhile, Patrick Vieira’s Crystal Palace fell to defeat against a confident Arsenal side who ran out 2-0 winners at Selhurst Park on the opening night of the season. The Eagles lost both meetings against Liverpool last season, including a 3-0 defeat at Anfield. Can they improve under the lights this evening or will the Reds come out firing on all cylinders?

Follow all the action from Anfield as Liverpool take on Crystal Palace:

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Liverpool 1-1 Crystal Palace

73 min: Mo Salah looks to be playing as a lone striker now and has moved into a more central position. Alexander-Arnold is playing higher up the pitch on the right doing double duty in defense and attack.

However, it is difficult for Liverpool to find a way. Crystal Palace have enough men at the back to cover.

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Liverpool 1-1 Crystal Palace

70 minutes: opportunity! Fabinho flicks the ball to Mo Salah who flicks it back into the box to set up Trent Alexander-Arnold with a shot on goal.

The right-back, however, loses his composure and sends his effort high and wide. Then the offside flag goes up.

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Liverpool 1-1 Crystal Palace

67 min: Even with an extra player Crystal Palace leave the ball with Liverpool. The Reds are unable to capitalize and Marc Guehi intercepts a pass intended for Mo Salah.

He sends it to Nathaniel Clyne, who sprints down the right wing and runs the ball into Liverpool’s final third.

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Liverpool 1-1 Crystal Palace

64 min: Here come the changes. Crystal Palace replace Odsonne Edouard with Jordan Ayew.

Meanwhile, Jurgen Klopp makes three substitutions. Kostas Tsimikas, Jordan Henderson and Joe Gomez replaced Andy Robertson, James Milner and Nat Phillips.

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GOAL! Liverpool 1-1 Crystal Palace (61′, – Díaz) ⚽️

61 min: What a goal by Luis Díaz!

He receives the ball on the left side and cuts inside with the ball. The Colombian beats four or five defenders as he makes his way to the edge of the box before curling an effort into the far post.

What a strike! Liverpool are level.

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Liverpool 0-1 Crystal Palace

60 min: Joachim Andersen was also booked for his part in the scrimmage with Darwin Núñez, but has only shown one yellow.

Jurgen Klopp is preparing substitutions on the sidelines.

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RED CARD! Núñez is expelled!

Liverpool 0-1 Crystal Palace

57 min: Elliott and Salah combine to keep the ball alive and Salah crosses from the left of the box. Luis Díaz tries an overhead kick, but sends the ball wide.

Joachim Andersen is not happy with Darwin Núñez and stabs him in the back as the striker walks away. Núñez reacts, turns Andersen’s head on the chin.

The referee sees the whole incident and Liverpool are reduced to 10 men!

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Liverpool 0-1 Crystal Palace

54 mins: Liverpool’s attacking qualities are also becoming sloppy. Too often the final pass is wide or misses the target with forwards in the wrong positions.

The Reds are finding it tricky, but they are seeing most of the ball. Palace look very dangerous on the counter-attack.

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Liverpool 0-1 Crystal Palace

51 mins: Some defending from Nat Phillips almost sees Palace create another good scoring chance, but Jordan Ayew’s cross from the right is blocked by Andy Robertson.

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Liverpool 0-1 Crystal Palace

48 min: The referee talks to Joel Ward about Crystal Palace players wasting time on goal kicks and kicks. All the referees have been stricter on this side of the game this year.

Mo Salah brings the ball into the area for Darwin Nunez, he moves it with his left foot and shoots but Ward throws himself in front of the effort and saves!

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