Photos: Fantastic scenes on the south coast as Liverpool make statement with comeback win

LFC Globe
5th April 2019
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All the best photos from the south coast as Liverpool fought back from a goal down to earn a 3-1 victory over on Friday night.

The Reds looked jaded in the opening exchanges and they were punished in the ninth minute as Shane Long put the side ahead.

Liverpool levelled the scores after 's pinpoint cross was met by Naby Keita, who powerfully headed down past goalkeeper Angus Gunn and into the back of the net.

It was a crucial goal for the Reds, and Keita's emotion after the goal was evident, with Sadio Mane celebrating with the Guinean in a poignant moment.

Liverpool looked increasingly likely to be forced into settling for just a point, however the introduction of and changed the complexion of the .

latched on to a clearance and sped his way towards the Saints penalty area after the Reds broke from a corner in their own half as they headed into the final ten minutes.

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The Egyptian had the option of passing to , however he slotted confidently into the bottom right corner to put the Reds 2-1 up - perhaps their most crucial goal so far this season.

It was Salah's 50th goal for Liverpool, a milestone he has endured a long wait for; he had not scored in his last nine games for the Reds.

Henderson's impact from the bench was rewarded in the final five minutes as Roberto Firmino found the skipper inside the box. The midfielder slotted home and the emotion behind his celebration was clear for all to see.

It was a huge moment in the hunt for the Premier League title, with the captain saying after the game that the Reds need to each one of their last five games.

Attention now turns to the as Jurgen Klopp's side face for the first leg of their quarter-final tie at on Tuesday.

Slide through our full gallery below as Liverpool earned an important three points to go back to the top of the Premier League table.

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