March 26, 2023

Premier League major championship begins as Liverpool starts the 2022-23 season with a 2-2 draw with Fulham at Craven Cottage in London on Saturday.

Though Fulham strikes with a goat first ,promoting to the top division, which caused a lot of trouble for Liverpool at home. Their ace striker Aleksandar Mitrovic scored 43 goals for the club in the English Football League (EFL) Championship last

At the 32nd minute, Mitrovic turned Kenny Tete’s cross from right into a 1-0 lead for Fulham by scoring a header over Trent Alexander-Arnold. Forty minutes later, he placed the home team in the leading position again (2-1) by creating and scoring a penalty after Virgil van Dijk had to tackle him in the box to stop him.

The ‘Red’ kept missing scoring chances in the first half. Luis Diaz’s goal at the 15th minute was cancelled because Andrew Robertson was in the offside position. Diaz had the opportunity to tie the score 1-1 for Liverpool but his shot hit the bar.

In the 64th minute, Mohamed Salah broke into the box from right and delivered the ball to the front of the goal with a low pass. Nunez, who was followed closely by his defender, scored an excellent backheel goal to make it 1-1 for his club.

Sixteen minutes later, Nunez returned the favor to Salah by turning a chipping pass from Alexander-Arnold into a nimble assist for Salah who scored to tie the game again (2-2) for Liverpool. “The Reds” avoided loss in their first game of the new season.

Marvelous Ogidi

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