Sadio Mane scored first in the 43th minute as he capitalized from the rebound shot from Mohammed Sala, the goal therefore made him the only player in premier league history to notch in nine goals consecutively against a single opponent.
The goal as well made him to join couple of players that has scored 100 goals in a Liverpool shirt.
After the match, the coach wasted no time to compliment the senegalese effort and went forth to congratulate him on his new achieved feat “I am really happy for him he could reach, a massive achievement in the glorious history of this club that only 18 players scored 100 goals,”
Both team had a good chances to score in the early minutes of the game before mane’s opener.
Alisson had to strive to deny Wilfred Zaha from scoring with less than two minute into the game, shortly after, Diogo Jota blazed over horrendously from five yards. Both chances came before mane’s goal.
In the 12 minute before the match end, salah scored another goal and and Naby Keita ended the party with a fantastic volley scored very late on the 89 minutes.
In reacting to the victory, Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp wasted no time to give his perception on the match by saying ‘one of the most had fourght 3-0s’ he has ever coached at Anfield.
Ferocious place thrashed after late mistakes at Anfield.
Palace had won at anfield for four consecutive time before recently where the home team seems to have found their way to win over the eagle.
They had thought to be back on their winning style when zaha’s effort to score was rebounded which was met by a fellow team mate Alisson which he failed to score just two minutes into the game.
Palace’s tempo was soon matched by Liverpool in the match, The side that had already scored 12 gooals in five matches this season with Jota shooting over form a tight angle.
The forward went on to miss another glorious chance from 4 yards shortly before the end of first half after Vicente Guaita redirected Thiago’s header straight to him.
Shortly after, Sadio Mane scored from a similar yard where Jota had missed a chance in two minutes before the half time. Making the latest player to score 100 goals in Liverpool shirt.
The host finally get hold of palace and dominated the game during the second until the introdudction of Eduouard that made a sparking change to the visitor’s performance.
Eduardo had scored against Totenham last week just 20 seconds after he was subbed in and seven minutes into this match, he should have scored the equalizer.
Martin Kelly’s cross meet him in between Milner and Konate, and with goal gapping, his strong touch allowed Alisson time to steal in and clear.
Liverpool did not have problem to make use of there chance this time as Sala ran past Riedewald from the corner which gave the Egyptian the opportunity to thunder a powerful short into the net from the six yards.
The goals was extended to three as keita fired in a fantastic 21 yard volley from a punch made by palace goalie, guaita in the final minute of the normal time.
Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Managers Post match commentary
‘we were not flying, we had to put out a proper performance. Our fans helped us, and I realy liked it.
When you look back at the end season, you look back at some games which were really fun, and others wheich were really important – this is one of those’
‘the Sunday – Wednesday – Saturday intensity is hard.
‘These are games you have to win, when you are not brilliant – good, but not brilliant – you have to win. The set pieces were outstanding today.’
Crystal palace head coach Patric Viera.
’I cant say that I’m pleased when you concede three goals from set pieces, there’s a frustration. At times we defended really well, and when you come to anfield you can’t yourself to concede three times from set pieces.
‘our plan was to stay in the game, andconceding th goal before f half time wasn’t good for us, be we came back in the second half, we tried and unfortunately couldn’t score’
Sala bags man of the match for the game
After reaching century of goals last weekend, Sala determination to success has not still depreciated as he produced an outstanding performance against Palace.
Liverpool got the first goal after his shot was rebounded and Mane capitalized on it and then, scored.
He further went on to add to the goal tally after a sensational run to get into the 5 yards and shoot a fantastic ball that beat the keeper Guaita