Liverpool lucky with Fulham's disallowed goal but deserved win Jurgen Klopp

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After Aleksandar Mitrovic headed in Tom Cairney's cross but was adjudged to be offside, Liverpool broke and Salah raced on to Trent Alexander-Arnold's ball forward before firing past keeper Rico.

But Salah's opener allowed Liverpool to gain control and they underlined their dominance eight minutes into the second half when a short corner routine saw Andy Robertson's curling cross find an unmarked Shaqiri, who scored with a fine volley. It's hard to see for the ref but it's a clear foul on Robbo (Andy Robertson) because he is our second free man, our zonal guy to go there to avoid the cross, and he couldn't because I'm not sure which player of Fulham capped him.

Ryan Sessegnon was proving suspect defensively for Fulham, but he almost gave them the lead after racing onto Mitrovic's flick on, only to put the ball wide of Alisson's goal from close range after 24 minutes. Liverpool would quickly restart and score 14 seconds later through Salah.

The Premier League's bottom club performed well at Anfield but were incensed when a marginal offside call went against Mitrovic with the game goalless. "It's hard to tell", Klopp said.


Alan Shearer believes the Fulham boss deserves more time (see below), pointing out Jokanovic was backed with £100m when choosing players in the summer and that he got the Cottagers promoted last season despite only winning four of the first 17 matches.

He said: "When I check the clips now it's Robertson (who) hasn't done a good enough job to squeeze up and my player is onside and scored the goal". It was hard to see for the ref, but it was a clear foul on Robbo [Andrew Robertson] because Robbo is the second free man to go there and avoid the cross - and he couldn't.

"The reaction was brilliant from us".

"In the end we were a bit lucky and maybe because of Robbo it is not 100 percent offside because of his heel". Before that, somebody held him. "We had to work hard", he said.


"In one moment, a crucial moment, instead of 1-0 up we're 1-0 down".

"Apart from scoring more goals, it was a really good performance". We can not change it.

'Statistically, Fulham are one of the worst teams in Premier League history - but I still believe they should stick with their manager Slavisa Jokanovic and give him a chance to turn things around.


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