Alan Shearer raves about Mo Salah’s goal in Liverpool FC’s 1-0 win over Brighton
The Newcastle legend gives his verdict on Mo Salah's winner in Liverpool FC's 1-0 win over Brighton
Alan Shearer heaped praise on Mohamed Salah following his winner in Liverpool FC’s 1-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday.
The Reds had the chance to hoist themselves above defending champions Manchester City following the Citizens’ 1-1 draw with promoted side Wolverhampton Wanderers in the day’s early kick-off.
Salah broke the deadlock in the first half with a precise finish to end Brighton’s resistance after a strong start from Chris Hughton’s side, who were 3-2 winners against Manchester United last week.
Brazil international Alisson Becker produced a big save at the end of the Premier League clash to secure three points and start to repay his £67m transfer fee.
The Reds held on to secure the win and move to the top of the Premier League table, two points clear of Pep Guardiola’s side.
Former Newcastle striker Shearer raved about Salah’s winner at Anfield on Saturday evening.
Shearer wrote on Twitter: “What a superb finish from @MoSalah #LIVBHA”
Liverpool FC finished in fourth place in the Premier League table last term to ensure their continued participation in the Champions League.
The Reds brought in AS Monaco star Fabinho in a £40m deal and the Reds paid RB Leipzig £48m to sign Guinea midfielder Naby Keita.
The 18-time English champions signed Switzerland international Xherdan Shaqiri in a £13.5m deal from Championship side Stoke City.
Klopp finally addressed their weakness in goal with the £67m addition of AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker.