Liverpool record slim Fulham win to keep European dreams alive
At Anfield, Liverpool defeated Fulham to maintain its position in the top four.
Liverpool defeated Fulham 1-0 at Anfield to overtake Tottenham in the Premier League standings and maintain their slim hopes of competing in the UEFA Champions League.
Mohamed Salah, the star forward for Liverpool, scored the lone goal just before halftime to give his team a 1-0 victory over Fulham.
Because of the victory, Liverpool has moved up to fifth place in the standings, six points behind third-place Newcastle and four points behind fourth-place Manchester United, despite the fact that both teams have played two games fewer than the Reds and Newcastle.
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In an effort to salvage what is left of a bleak season, Liverpool won its fifth straight match in the Premier League thanks in large part to the outstanding efforts of Salah and Trent Alexander-Arnold, who defeated Fulham.
Trent’s opening shot just missed the far post in the opening seconds as the Reds got off to a better start than their opponents.
During the first 45 minutes, they continued to control the game and had a clear opportunity to take the lead when Alexander-Arnold set up Salah for a shot on goal, but he missed.
He quickly made up for that error when Liverpool was controversially given a penalty after Darwin Nunez was ruled to have been fouled by Fulham defender Issa Diop in the 18-yard box.
In response, a penalty kick was awarded, and Salah stepped up to convert it for his 18th goal of the 2022–23 Premier League season.
After the first-half break, Liverpool continued to control the ball but struggled to produce more clear-cut chances. Late in the game, Carlos Vinicius and Joao Palhinha nearly made up for Liverpool’s fruitless possession by stealing a point for Fulham.
Both times, Alisson Becker came to their rescue and made sure the Anfield crowd could celebrate a win by three points.