Liverpool 3-0 Brentford: Watch the goals and highlights (Video)

LFC Globe
16th January 2022
Liverpool v Brentford Highlights
Premier League
Fabinho (44'), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (69'), Takumi Minamino (77')
No goalscorers

Liverpool vs highlights: Watch the goals and extended highlights as the Reds earned a comfortable 3-0 at on Sunday afternoon.

Liverpool were commanding from the off as they applied pressure on the visitors in search of an early opening goal, but Brentford's backline did just enough to thwart some promising attacks.

Thomas Frank's side had signs of encouragement when given the chance to form a counter-attack, with frontmen Ivan Toney and Bryan Mbeumo forcing Joel Matip and into some crucial interceptions.

But Liverpool finally struck just before the stroke of half-time as 's in-swinging cross made its way to , who rose and nodded the ball past goalkeeper Alvaro Fernandez to give the Reds a much-deserved 1-0 lead at the break.

The second half went much the same way as the first, with the Reds continuing to remain in the ascendency and threatening a second goal, with missed opportunities for Fabinho, and .

The Reds eventually doubled their lead through , who got on the end of 's cross from the left before heading the ball past Fernandez to make it 2-0.

came on from the bench and added a third from close-range to clinch all three points after Firmino had won the ball and generously set up the Japan to net his second goal of the season.

It was a successful day at the office for the Reds, who now turn their attention to midweek's trip to the Emirates as they look to advance to the final with a win against on Thursday night.

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