Friday, July 19, 2024

Nine man Liverpool beaten by Tottenham

It was the end of unbeaten run for Liverpool who lost on Sunday against Tottenham as they were reduced to nine men.

The visitors stepped in the clash with high expectation of a win so as to top the league. Cody Gakpo and Andy Robertson had their efforts repelled by Guglielmo Vicario.

In the 26th minute, Liverpool nightmare began when Curtis Jones challenge on Yves Bissouma was booked for a yellow card only for the referee to review and issue a straight red card.

Ten minutes later Son Heung-min gave his side the lead before Gapko pulled one for Jurgen Klopp side to send both teams level and.

In what could have been a normal Liverpool win coming from behind, things got tough for both sides causing anger earning most players a yellow card.

Diogo Jota who came in for injured Gapko sounded as the replacement and provider of the next goal was also sent off after receiving his yellow card. A second yellow card was issued against him sending him to the dressing room.

In the 95th minute, Matip who was making a clearance saw his touch get into his own net giving Tottenham the victory as they extended their lead to 2-1.

The win leaves Liverpool in 4th position with 16 points from seven clashes. Tottenham climbed to second position and level on points with Arsenal.

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