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Norwich 0-3 Liverpool: Mohamed Salah produces masterclass

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Norwich 0-3 Liverpool: Mohamed Salah produces masterclass

Liverpool made a brilliant start in their bid to regain the Premier League title with a 3-0 victory over Norwich. After wins for Brentford and Watford, the pressure was on Norwich to make it a clean sweep of victories for promoted sides. Virgil van Dijk made his comeback after returning from a long-term knee injury. It was his first start in 10 months.

Diogo jota opened the scoring for Liverpool with a clinical finish in the 26th minute. Norwich kept possession well in the first half but failed to create much going forward. Roberto Firmino came off the bench and scored within two minutes after being cued up by the mercurial Mohamed Salah. The Egyptian then pt the game to bed in the 74th minute to become the first player to score in five opening weekends in the Premier League.

Player ratings

Norwich: Krul (6), Aarons (7), Gibson (6), Hanley (6), Giannoulis (6), Rupp (6), Gilmour (6), Lees-Melou (6), Cantwell (6), Rashica (6), Pukki (7).
Subs: Sargent (n/a), Idah (n/a), Dowell (n/a).

Liverpool: Alisson (7), Alexander-Arnold (8), Van Dijk (7), Matip (7), Tsimikas (8), Milner (6), Keita (7), Oxlade-Chamberlain (6), Salah (8), Mane (8), Jota (7).
Subs: Firmino (7), Fabinho (6), Eliott (n/a).

Man of the match: Mohamed Salah.

Managers Reaction

Norwich boss Daniel Farke: “It is great to have them [the fans] back. Football without them is not the same.” he added after his Norwich side lost against Liverpool.  “In general, I have many compliments for our lads. We struggled with many odds against us. We had to train with 11 key players and had to cancel two friendlies. We had to train for two weeks with 10 first-team players.”

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: “We had two games against Athletic Bilbao and Osasuna, and they were really good games. It was a good sign that we’re ready to go, but when you start the league it’s different.” he added. “We had to find our way in the game and scored three really nice goals because we forced them. It’s a good start.”

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