Premier League 2020/21 – opening weekend fixtures

LIVERPOOL TEAM NEWS

Team to face Leeds: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Keita, Salah, Firmino, Mane.

Subs: Adrian, Fabinho, Milner, Jones, Minamino, Origi, Matip.

LEEDS TEAM NEWS

Team to play Liverpool: Meslier, Ayling, Koch, Struijk, Dallas, Phillips, Klich, Harrison, Hernandez, Costa, Bamford

Subs: Casilla, Poveda-Ocampo, Alioski, Robers, Rodrigo, Shackleton, Casey

1 min

KICK OFF! Both sets of players, the staff of both clubs and the match officials take a knee in a stand against racism.

3 min

PENALTY TO LIVERPOOL!

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 1-0 LEEDS (Salah, pen, 4)

7 min

Leeds have the ball in the back of the net, but it won’t count! Costa is in an offside position as he picks up the ball.

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 1-1 LEEDS (Harrison, 12)

16 min

Mane, finishes expertly from around 35 yards. However, the flag is correctly up for offside against Robertson.

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 2-1 LEEDS (Van Dijk, 20)

25 min

Hernandez strikes the ball cleanly, but it goes straight at Meslier, who makes a comfortable save.

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 2-2 LEEDS (Bamford, 30)

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 3-2 LEEDS (Salah, 33)

36 min

Salah passes the ball through for Mane, who fires a low shot across goal but the flag is up for offside against Mane!

45 min

There will be TWO minutes of added time…

45 + 2 min

HT: LIVERPOOL 3-2 LEEDS

46 min

Leeds get us back underway at Anfield!

49 min

Firmino cuts the ball back to Wijnaldum and gets a shot away but Meslier dives the ball to safety.

52 min

Costa takes a touch too many and he loses control of the ball as Liverpool clear.

58 min

Alexander-Arnold makes a huge error, heading the ball into his own net but the flag was raised for offside.

63 min

Dallas’ low cross has to be parried away by Alisson. Liverpool go on the counter straight away but Mane skies a shot high over the crossbar.

65 min

Leeds bring on Rodrigo for his debut and Roberts in place of Bamford and Hernandez. Jones comes on in place of Henderson, who hands Van Dijk the captain’s armband.

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 3-3 LEEDS (Klich, 66)

72 min

Alexander-Arnold swings the ball in but Rodrigo is back to head clear at the near post.

76 min

Phillips lifts the ball over the wall but the ball just drifts wide of the target!

79 min

Van Dijk smashes the ball into the roof of the net. However, the whistle sounds for a foul in the build-up.

82 min

SUB! Another Leeds change as Shackleton replaces Klich. 

87 min

Firmino gets a shot away but Koch rushes out to get a block in.

88 min

PENALTY TO LIVERPOOL! GOAL! LIVERPOOL 4-3 LEEDS (Salah pen, 88)

90 min

Matip is quickly on for Liverpool and he replaces Alexander-Arnold.

FOUR MINUTES of added time…

90 + 4 min

LIVERPOOL 4-3 LEEDS Salah walks away with the match ball as his hat-trick grabs Liverpool all three points.

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