Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 Liverpool: Mohamed Salah scores a brace as the Reds win

Mohamed Salah scored a first-half brace at Tottenham on Sunday

Mohamed Salah struck twice in the first half as Liverpool secured their first away win in the Premier League this season with victory at Tottenham.

Liverpool had lost their previous two league games against Nottingham Forest and Leeds United, so manager Jurgen Klopp will be delighted with this win for Spurs as they are running as rivals in the top four.

Salah was the inspiration, curling home a sharp left-footed finish from Darwin Nunez’s pass after 11 minutes, then calmly slotting home Eric Dier’s back-header to double Liverpool’s lead five minutes before half-time.

Spurs, without the injured Son Heung-min, were never out of the game either side of half-time with Ivan Perisic hitting the woodwork before Harry Kane pulled one back with 20 minutes remaining. But they failed to get one of the comebacks that have become their trademark this season.

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The eleven


training 5-3-2

  • 1the glories
  • 12Emerson Royalreplaced byDohertyin 68′minutes
  • 15Dier
  • 34Lenglet
  • 33Davies
  • 19R Sessegnonreplaced byKulusevskyin 68′minutes
  • 30Bentancur
  • 38Bissoumareplaced byLucas Mourain 88′minutes
  • 5Højbjerg
  • 10Kane
  • 14Perisic


  • 2Doherty
  • 4skip it
  • 6D Sanchez
  • 11Gil
  • 20Forster
  • 21Kulusevsky
  • 25available
  • 27Lucas Moura
  • 29enter


training 4-1-2-1-2

  • 1Alisson
  • 66Alexander-Arnold
  • 5know
  • 4van Dijk
  • 26Robertson
  • 3Fabinho
  • 19Elliottreplaced byHendersonin 74′minutes
  • 6Thiago Alcantara
  • 9Firminoreplaced byJonesin 74′minutes
  • 27Núñezreplaced byGómezin 87′minutes
  • 11Salahreplaced byOxlade-Chamberlainin 90+2′minutes


  • 2Gómez
  • 14Henderson
  • 15Oxlade-Chamberlain
  • 17Jones
  • 21Tsimikas
  • 22Ramsay
  • 28Carvalho
  • 43from Bajce
  • 62Kelleher

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