Salah Header Works Magic As Liverpool Edge Out Tottenham To Return To Top

Mohamed Celebrates his goal against Spurs. [PHOTO/ COURTESY]

Liverpool are back on top of the Premier League table standings following a hard fought 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on Sunday.

An own goal from Toby Alderweireld in the 90th minute secured all the three points for the Reds and a return to the top on 79 points two clear of defending champions Manchester City, who have played a game less.

Brazilian Firmino put the hosts in the lead with on 13 minutes played, heading home Robertson’s cross to light up the Kops.

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But the lead lasted till the 70th minute when Lucas Moura finished a quick restart to level matters.

With the match look set for a draw, Mo Salah’s header was parried by Lloris with Toby guiding the spillage into his own net in a moment of madness to settle the game in Liverpool’s favor.

Earlier, Man City kept the pressure with an emphatic 2-0 away to Fulham.

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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.

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