Liverpool 3-1 Norwich city: Mohamed Salah brings up Liverpool landmark with 150th goal

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Mohamed Salah scored his 150th Liverpool goal and Luis Díaz opened his account as the Reds came from behind to beat Norwich City 3-1 at Anfield.

Jurgen Klopp’s side were left stunned when Milot Rashica’s goal put Norwich Premier League side, Norwich, ahead in the 48th minute.

But two goals in the three-minute space saved the embarrassment of the second-placed team, with Sadio Mane equal to the acrobatic volley before Alisson’s brilliant assistant suspended the successful Salah to reach another milestone.

The recently signed Diaz scored the eighth goal in a row for the Merseyside club, leaving them six points behind Manchester City ahead of their match against Tottenham on Saturday.

Rashica had the ball behind the Liverpool net early in the season, but got lost offside before Kostas Tsimikas missed a good chance on the other side, failing to score a smooth shot to meet Salah’s ball.

Teemu Pukki missed a good chance to put the Canaries ahead as he dragged his left foot shot into the penalty area and only Alisson hit it after Angus Gunn headed Virgil van Dijk’s header.

Liverpool ruled out the game and Salah cleared the line with a warning from Mathias Normann as Norwich defended his goal in the first goal without a goal, which also saw Van Dijk denied a goal as the lineman’s flag was high.

It was Dean Smith’s team that drew blood first just after the break, when Rashica’s drive out of place hit Joel Matip’s leg and flashed past Alisson who had a bad foot.

Klopp introduced Thiago Alcantara and Divock Origi just an hour later and Mane equalized immediately after a brilliant high kick nearby after Tsimikas shook his head towards the post.

Salah then ran clear after controlling Alisson’s long ball with a big touch and turned Gunn around before throwing himself home with his right foot.
Diaz put the icing on the cake nine minutes early, biting Gunn with his left foot after Jordan Henderson picked him through the fine ground.


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