Liverpool back on top with 3-2 win over Newcastle

Young journalists club

News ID: 38842
Publish Date: 11:16 - 05 May 2019
TEHRAN, May 05 -Liverpool have maintained the English Premier League title race to the final day of the season, after beating Newcastle 3-2 at St. James Park.

Liverpool back on top with 3-2 win over NewcastleTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -The Merseyside Reds broke the deadlock after Virgil van Dijk headed home the opener in the 13th minute.

7 minutes later, Christian Atsu leveled the match for the hosts from inside the box.

But Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah gave Liverpool a 2-1 lead with a low shot finish from close range before the break.

Newcastle re-grouped after the Break, and managed to grab the equalizer, after Salomon Rondon’s half-volley found the back of the net.

Jurgen Klopp’s side needed a nothing but a victory, and finally found the winner through Divock Origi with 6 minutes remaining. With the victory, Liverpool moved back to top again, 2 points ahead of Manchester City, who can retake the top spot, with a victory over Leicester City on Monday.


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