On this day in 2015: Liverpool 3-2 Spurs as Balotelli scores winner (Video)

LFC Globe
10th February 2018

On this day in 2015, Mario Balotelli's first goal for Liverpool gave them a crucial victory against Tottenham in a thrilling game at Anfield.

Liverpool, under manager , led twice only to be pegged back by Spurs before Balotelli, on as a substitute for , turned in 's cross with seven minutes left.

Lazar Markovic gave Liverpool an early lead but was on the mark to swiftly equalise for Spurs with his 23rd goal of an outstanding season.

's penalty just after half-time restored Liverpool's lead but Mousa Dembele levelled again - before the decisive late intervention from the Italy striker, who was little more than a £16m misfit since his arrival from .

Liverpool XI that day: Mignolet; Can, Skrtel, Sakho; Ibe, Henderson, Gerrard, Moreno; Coutinho, Markovic; Sturridge.
Subs: Ward, Johnson, Lovren, Lallana, Lambert, Allen, Balotelli.

Watch the full extended highlights of the game below.

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