The match between Liverpool and Fulham had every ingredient to be called a “cult classic of the Premier League“. Although the teams differ in player quality and legacy but they gave a treat to their fans with a determined display. Subsequently, Liverpool clutched the victory in extra time breaking Marco Silva and his team’s hearts. However, Fulham manager had only good things to say about the performance of his players and rivals alike. This victory speaks volumes about Liverpool’s fighting mentality. The 4-3 victory would have only given this mindset a boost.
Liverpool lads Lauded by Marco Silva
Liverpool are a developing project where players are still understanding each other. In such scenarios, it is not uncommon for individuals to step up to deliver victory for their club. Fulham maintain a low block and execute it perfectly with their defensive discipline. They are a resilient club with fighters in kits who made Liverpool’s job exceedingly difficult.
However, Trent once again rose to the challenge and slotted a brilliant free kick at the back of the net. Liverpool’s lead was fragile though as Fulham quickly shot back. It took another breathtaking outside the box attempt from Mac Allister to restore the lead. Marco Silva witnessed these events unfolding from the sidelines. He was extremely impressed by the performance of Liverpool youngsters to take the match away from his team.
According to sources, after Liverpool win Marco Silva said, “This afternoon, the way they scored the goals, the first two were world-class – a free-kick and that great, great goal from Mac Allister.” The Fulham manager admitted that the goals were unstoppable despite his team’s best efforts. Although his team did try to pullback the lead with an equalizer and eventually lead through Cordova-Read’s strike. However, an excellent finish by the Japanese DM Endo levelled it, before Trent applied the final finish to see the game off.
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