English Premier League

Liverpool vs Brighton 2021-22 English Premier League

  • 4': Jordan Henderson
  • 24': Sadio Mané
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2 - 2
  • 41': Enock Mwepu
  • 65': Leandro Trossard

Liverpool slip up vs. Brighton as two-goal lead spurned

Brighton fought back from two goals down to shock Liverpool and earn an unexpected 2-2 draw at Anfield on Saturday.

Match Commentary

  • 4': Goal! Liverpool 1, Brighton and Hove Albion 0. Jordan Henderson (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Mohamed Salah.
  • 19': Substitution, Liverpool. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain replaces Naby Keïta because of an injury.
  • 24': Goal! Liverpool 2, Brighton and Hove Albion 0. Sadio Mané (Liverpool) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain with a cross.
  • 41': Goal! Liverpool 2, Brighton and Hove Albion 1. Enock Mwepu (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Solly March.
  • 45'+3': First Half ends, Liverpool 2, Brighton and Hove Albion 1.
  • 45': Second Half begins Liverpool 2, Brighton and Hove Albion 1.
  • 60': Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Alexis Mac Allister replaces Yves Bissouma.
  • 65': Goal! Liverpool 2, Brighton and Hove Albion 2. Leandro Trossard (Brighton and Hove Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Adam Lallana.
  • 66': Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Tariq Lamptey replaces Jakub Moder.
  • 77': Substitution, Brighton and Hove Albion. Pascal Groß replaces Adam Lallana.
  • 78': Substitution, Liverpool. Diogo Jota replaces Roberto Firmino.
  • 87': Substitution, Liverpool. Takumi Minamino replaces Curtis Jones.
  • 88': Takumi Minamino (Liverpool) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 90': Tariq Lamptey (Brighton and Hove Albion) is shown the yellow card.
  • 90'+1': Shane Duffy (Brighton and Hove Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 90'+4': Andrew Robertson (Liverpool) is shown the yellow card.

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: Anfield
Location: Liverpool, England
Attendance: 53,197

English Premier League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+12 Arsenal 8 1 21
+20 Manchester City 8 2 20
+9 Tottenham Hotspur 8 3 17
+6 Brighton & Hove Albion 7 4 14
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Statistics

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8 Fouls 5
2 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 5
5 Corner Kicks 3
4 Saves 1
58.4 POSSESSION 41.6
14 SHOTS 9
3 ON GOAL 6
0.2 On Target % 0.7
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
552 Accurate Passes 361
641 Passes 464
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.8
3 Accurate Crosses 3
20 Crosses 11
0.2 Cross % 0.3
58 Long Balls 73
30 Accurate Long Balls 32
0.5 Long Balls % 0.4
6 Blocked Shots 1
5 Effective Tackles 10
10 Tackles 20
0.5 Tackle % 0.5
16 Interceptions 16
18 Effective Clearances 17
18 Clearances 17

Line-Ups

LIV Liverpool (4-3-3)

No. Name
1 Alisson (GK)
4 Virgil van Dijk
5 Ibrahima Konaté
26 Andy Robertson Yellow Card
66 Trent Alexander-Arnold
14 Jordan Henderson
17 Curtis Jones
8 Naby Keita
9 Roberto Firmino
10 Sadio Mané
11 Mohamed Salah

BHA Brighton & Hove Albion (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
1 Robert Sánchez (GK)
5 Lewis Dunk
24 Shane Duffy Yellow Card
3 Marc Cucurella
34 Joël Veltman
14 Adam Lallana
8 Yves Bissouma
12 Enock Mwepu
11 Leandro Trossard
15 Jakub Moder
20 Solly March

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