Premier League Results: Liverpool Beat Watford 2-0

Liverpool solidify their position at the top of the English League standings after beating Watford 2-0 at Anfield Stadium on Saturday (12/14).

In this match, the host selected Alisson as a goalkeeper. Meanwhile, on the front lines, there was Mohamed Salah who served as the offensive power.

The visitors themselves rely on W. Hughes as one of their keys in midfield. Watford also installed Kiko Femenía and C. Cathcart to guard the defense.

Based on ball possession, Liverpool won 67.8 percent of ball possessions. In contrast, the visitors collected 32.2 percent.

Throughout the match, the host fired 14 shots, and 6 of them were on target. Compared to the host, Watford sent a total of 8 threats. However, only 2 that led to the goal host of Liverpool.

The Reds who appeared dominant were only able to lead 1-0 in the first round thanks to the action of Mohamed Salah. Salah Goals are created through quick counter-attacks and combinations with Sadio Mane.

Receiving feedback from Mane, Salah was able to penetrate the heart of Watford’s defense and fired a right-footed shot that could not be anticipated by Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster.

Mane was actually able to thrill Ben Foster’s goal in the 50th minute. However, the referee annulled the goal after the VAR review.

Watford got a chance in the 61st minute through Ismaila Sarr. Unfortunately, Sarr’s action was still able to be stopped by Virgil van Dijk in the penalty box. Watford players expect a penalty for this offense but the referee ignored it.

The host had the opportunity to increase the advantage in the 74th minute. Andrew Robertson crossed Roberto Firmino in the penalty box, but the Brazilian striker failed to continue the ball perfectly.

Liverpool public were shocked by Sarr’s volley in the 85th minute. Luckily his shot was wide of the target.

Salah was finally able to widen Liverpool’s advantage at the end of the second half utilizing a wild ball from Divock Origi’s new shot to replace Firmino. Referee Marriner hesitated with Salah’s second goal. He also reviewed via VAR before finally stating that the goal was valid and did not occur offside.

Score 2-0 for Liverpool’s advantage lasted until the fight was over. Victory over Watford made Liverpool increasingly lone alone at the top of the standings with 49 points or 10 points away from closest rivals Leicester City.

So far Liverpool have collected 16 wins in total, won 1 draw and 0 times lost

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