Liverpool squad hail important step in Premier League title race

LFC Globe
20th January 2019
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Liverpool's players all stressed the importance of bagging another three points after beating Crystal Palace on Saturday.

The Reds' first game of the season had plenty of drama, as a seven-goal thriller saw Liverpool come from a goal behind to clinch an important victory.

Jurgen Klopp's side went in to the break a goal down after Andros Townsend first-half strike, however goals from and turned the game in the hosts' favour.

Watch: Klopp's post-Palace thoughts

Palace struck back just after the hour mark via a James Tomkins header, becoming the first side in the league this season to score more than one goal at .

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However, the Reds took the lead once again as Salah prodded home on the line after Julian Speroni's error.

Sadio Mane grabbed a fourth in injury time and despite Palace grabbing a late consolation goal via Max Meyer, the Reds held strong to secure a 4-3 .

Liverpool take their tally to 60 points after 23 league games, leading by seven points at the top of the table. City face manager-less Town on Sunday as they look to reduce the gap to four.

Several players in the Liverpool squad took to social media after the game to express their thoughts on a valuable three points.

The Reds now have ten days before their next fixture as they head to Dubai on a warm-weather training camp. Klopp's side are next in action against at Anfield on 30th January.

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