07 Mar Liverpool vs. Fulham – Football Match Report – March 7, 2021
Liverpool’s depressing run at Anfield continued with a 1-Zero defeat to relegation-threatened Fulham within the Premier League on Sunday.
Mario Lemina capitalised on Mohamed Salah’s mistake to attain the winner within the first half as Liverpool suffered their sixth consecutive defeat at residence.
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Liverpool have additionally failed to attain at residence since their 4-1 defeat by the hands of Manchester Metropolis final month.
The consequence signifies that Jurgen Klopp’s aspect stay 4 factors of the highest 4 locations whereas Fulham go degree on factors with 16th-placed Brighton.
“There have been moments we might have had extra of an impression on the sport — conceding that aim earlier than half-time was an enormous blow,” Klopp advised Sky Sports activities.
We tried to react and the boys confirmed that. In the long run we do not rating targets and that is a giant drawback.”
He added: “We by no means had a momentum within the season. You’ll be able to see it is nonetheless within the boys. They nonetheless have all of it however in the mean time cannot present it. It could be a masterpiece to learn the way we modify that in a single day.”
Regardless of Klopp saying he would not flip his consideration away from the Premier League, Liverpool made seven adjustments for the sport forward of their Champions League conflict towards RB Leipzig on Wednesday.
Janusz Michallik feels Jurgen Klopp bought his team selection all improper in Liverpool’s 1-Zero loss vs. Fulham.
The guests have been a continuing menace from the beginning however their first massive likelihood got here after 30 minutes when Alisson denied Josh Maja from shut vary.
Ademola Lookman loved a powerful afternoon on the left-hand aspect and virtually opened the scoring moments later however his shot was blocked by Neco Williams.
Fulham took a deserved lead on the stroke of half time when Andy Robertson did not clear a nook and Lemina stole the ball off Salah on the sting of the field and produced a low shot into the nook.
Liverpool went near an equaliser two minutes after the break however Fulham goalkeeper Alphonse Areola produced a high quality save to cease Diogo Jota’s well-timed volley contained in the field.
Substitute Sadio Mane additionally got here near scoring after 70 minutes however his looping header clipped the publish.
Liverpool pushed for a late aim however Fulham held on to safe an essential win of their bid to stay within the league.
“It is a massive win. There’s lots of emotion and I’m very proud. I’m pleased for the gamers and the team as a result of they bought nothing wanting what they deserved,” Fulham boss Scott Parker advised the BBC.
“We deserved this consequence and now we have deserved higher outcomes over the previous few weeks,” Parker added.