Norwich City 0-3 Liverpool - Watch all the goals and highlights (Video)

LFC Globe
14th August 2021
Norwich vs Liverpool Highlights
Premier League
Carrow Road
No goalscorers
Diogo Jota (26'), Roberto Firmino (65'), Mohamed Salah (74')

Norwich vs Liverpool highlights - Watch all the goals and highlights as the Reds earned a 3-0 victory in their first clash of the season.

made his return from injury to partner Joel Matip in midfield, whilst there were also starts for , , Naby Keita and .

The Reds looked to quieten the crowd with a fast start that saw them press high up the pitch and get into some threatening positions, notably through Tsimikas down Liverpool's left.

Despite seeing far less of the ball, the hosts looked tricky in attack whenever they got a chance, with frontman Teemu Pukki linking up efficiently with Todd Cantwell and Milot Rashica.

But Liverpool broke the deadline with a little over 25 minutes played as failed to control 's ball into the box, only for Jota to be alive to the loose ball and calmly roll the ball into the back of the net.

Norwich had more of the ball going into the latter stages of the first half, but the Reds looked well-drilled defensively as they comfortably entered the break deservedly ahead.

Jurgen Klopp's side stepped it up at the start of the second half and it was inevitable another goal would come their way, which substitute expertly provided following a clever ball by Salah to set him up to finish at close-range.

With 's introduction in midfield stemming any signs of a Norwich comeback, the Reds continued to mount pressure and they all but sealed the game through an excellent strike from Salah, who more than deserved his goal for a sharp opening day performance.

The ball fell at the Egyptian's feet at the edge of the box following a corner, with Salah creating space for a shot and dispatching a curling effort past Krul into the top corner - in the process setting a Premier League record to be the first player to score five consecutive opening day goals.

Alisson kept Liverpool's in tact towards the latter stages as Norwich built up some steam. However, the Reds ultimately ran out comfortable 3-0 winners to put up their first three points of the season.

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