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Aston Villa 7-2 Liverpool - Goals and Highlights (Video)

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4th October 2020
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All the highlights from as Liverpool were left embarrassed in the Premier League after a 7-2 defeat against .

7-2 Liverpool

‣ 1-0: Ollie Watkins (4')
‣ 2-0: Ollie Watkins (22')
‣ 2-1: Mohamed Salah (33')
‣ 3-1: John McGinn (35')
‣ 4-1: Ollie Watkins (39')
‣ 5-1: Ross Barkley (55')
‣ 5-2: Mohamed Salah (60')
‣ 6-2: OG (66')
‣ 7-2: Jack Grealish (75')
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Liverpool got off to the worst possible start as - deputising for the injured - gave the ball away to Jack Grealish inside the box. Grealish found Ollie Watkins, who finished with ease to put Villa 1-0 up.

Despite the Reds looking likely to equalise, first through and then , it was the home side that scored the second of the game to compound the issues for 's side.

Watkins found space in behind the Liverpool defence and cut inside before firing the ball past to make it 2-0 to Dean Smith's side inside the opening 22 minutes.

got the Reds back in the game with a powerful strike from close range but hopes of a Reds comeback were quickly dashed as Villa struck twice inside the next six minutes.

John McGinn's strike from the edge of the box ricocheted off and flew past before Watkins tapped in from close-range to give Villa a 4-1 half-time lead.

Things didn't get any better for the Reds in the second half as Ross Barkley bagged from outside the box within ten minutes. Salah clinched one back for Liverpool but the home side responded again as Grealish's effort deflected off and found its way past .

Liverpool continued to look porous at the back and they conceded a seventh - for the first time in the Premier League era - as Grealish got in behind and flicked the ball over to make it a 7-2.

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