Mane caps thrilling Liver­pool fight­back

Muscat Daily - - SPORTS -

Birm­ing­ham, UJK- Liver­pool staged a thrilling fight­back to beat As­ton Villa 2-1 as the English Premier League (EPL) leader scored twice in the fi­nal min­utes through An­drew Robertson and Sa­dio Mane on Satur­day.

Jur­gen Klopp's side was in dan­ger of los­ing in the league for the first time this sea­son af­ter

Trezeguet put the hosts ahead in the first half at Villa Park.

But Robertson equalised with four min­utes left and Sene­gal winger Mane grabbed the win­ner in the fourth minute of stop­page-time to main­tain Liver­pool's six-point lead over sec­ond placed Man­ches­ter City, which also came from be­hind to beat Southamp­ton 2-1.

Kyle Walker volleyed home a dra­matic 87th minute win­ner for City. Southamp­ton led for 70 min­utes thanks to a shock first half goal from James WardProwse. But Ser­gio Aguero equalised for Pep Guardi­ola's side be­fore Walker’s win­ner in clos­ing min­utes.

Other re­sults: Ar­se­nal 1 Wolves 1, Bournemout­h 1 Man­ches­ter United 0, Brighton 2 Nor­wich 0, Sh­effield United 3 Burn­ley 0, West Ham 2 New­cas­tle 3.

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