Maybe no one even in their dreams never thought about a night like this for the defending champions against Aston Villa. A 7-2 loss means a heavy loss for the Reds after 3 astonishing opening fixtures winning.
Aston Villa taught Liverpool a good lesson in the first had itself when they netted 4 goals. The only credit that deserved was for Mohamed Salah for his clinical left-foot finish in the first half. The only moment anyone could think about a comeback.
Goalkeeper Allison Beckers’s absence appointed Adrian with handling the gloves. The first goal came from a childish error from the keeper he passes the ball from the box aiming Joe Gomez, but it was meters away from the player. The sole person responsible for the goal should be credited to Adrian.
Goodnight, Villans! 😄🟣 pic.twitter.com/NvJzFBgMl9— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) October 4, 2020
Ross Barkley who recently this season came to Villa in a loan deal took the ball benefited from a deflection made the score to 5. Salah was very disappointed because the players providing not too many balls for him to try. Anyhow the Egyptian strike another left-footer from inside the box with some dribbling skills to aim the left.
Liverpool was in a critical situation when they are going to visit Villa. With the shoulder injury sustained by Alisson during the training session ruling him out of the contest.
Aston Villa hammered Liverpool by taking advantage of Adrian’s mistake.1-0 on board, Ollie Watkins scored.
Robert Firmino’s attempted shot involving with Salah but the former Arsenal keeper denied the goal.
Firmino created an opportunity himself to shoot a blasting towards Martinez.No positive reply as Martinez repelled it.
23 minutes on the clock, Villa shocks with the second hit.
Watkins again, once more a build-up from Grealish and Watkins who slides into shooting the ball to the top corner.
Jota started from the beginning of the game in place of Mane tried a 20-yard shot, but not enough to get a breakthrough.
Jota fed a decent pass into the box for Naby Kieta was blocked and the ball fell to Salah for a cracker into the roof of the net to reduce the deficit.
The hosts kept their momentum to score to additional goals before the half.
3rd one came from the corner deflecting Van Dijk and sailed in.
Ollie Watkins finishes his hattrick from a free-kick header.
Klopp introduced Takumi Minamino replacing Kieta and make an impact, but the hosts add the 5th goal.
Barkley netted from a ball that looped off Trent Alexander and misplaced Adrian with no chance.
A relief from Salah who received a pass from Firmino to target the right post and successful.
Grealish bagged the 6th after a brief time since Salah scored. Deflection from Fabinho who was blocking the ball. The shot targeted at the right corner but turns into the left corner.
It’ss a no comeback match, Grealish completed the list with a 75th-minute strike.
The visitors could breathe well for ending the match at 7 goals, many chances from the host’s missed the target would have led the score to two digits.