Liverpool make life difficult. After having endless chances against Newcastle, Jürgen Klopp’s team ended up dramatically drawing and sees how fourth place, which gives access to the Champions League, may be even further away.
The ‘reds’ are two points behind Chelsea (4th) and West Ham (5th), which this Saturday face each other in a duel of candidates for fourth place. Salah’s goal (3 ‘) was matched by Willock in injury time (95’) in an unfortunate end for Liverpool, who had already saved themselves shortly before seeing how the VAR annulled a target to Wilson in 92 ‘by some previous hands.
The duel began with a spectacular goal from Mohamed Salah. The Egyptian caught a rejection of the Newcastle defense, stirred and nailed it to the squad with an unappealable left foot.
Liverpool dominated the game, with Newcastle barely able to contain the offensive ‘net’.
However, despite enjoying numerous opportunities to score, Klopp’s men failed to make a difference and left a rival alive who waited until discount to deal a heavy blow to the Anfield team.
In the 92 ‘, Wilson took advantage of the lack of forcefulness of Liverpool’s defense to tie. The VAR, therefore, saved Klopp’s team by canceling the goal by some previous hands from the Newcastle striker.
Liverpool were believed to have been saved, but in 95 ‘Willock took advantage of another defensive hesitation that cost the Anfield team two life-threatening points to enter Europe.