As it happened: Liverpool 4-3 Leeds United 
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19:2310 days ago

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19:2210 days ago

Full time - Liverpool 4-3 Leeds United

Marcelo Bielsa's side showed the Premier League they are serious about competing in this league, however, they were the masters of their own downfall, with two serious mistakes gifting Liverpool the opportunity to gain all three points. 

Jurgen Klopp's side begin their defence of their title with a win, with Salah in fine form, grabbing his hat-trick and taking his tally to 50th league goals at Anfield. 

19:1810 days ago

Added time

There will be four minutes of added time!
19:1710 days ago

GOAL - Liverpool 4-3 Leeds -Mohamed Salah

Salah calmly slots away the penalty and surly the winner!
19:1610 days ago

88'

Penalty for Liverpool...
19:1310 days ago

85'

Comes to nothing.

 

19:1310 days ago

85'

Corner for Liverpool.
19:0710 days ago

78'

Liverpool now have the ball in the back of the net, however, Van Dijk, was adjudged to have pushed a Leeds player on his march towards goal. 
19:0510 days ago

76'

Just under 15 minutes to go here at Anfield, will either side grab the winner?
19:0510 days ago

76'

A superb free-kick from Kalvin Phillips nearly caught Alisson out!
18:5910 days ago

71'

Salah fires over from distance.
18:5710 days ago

GOAL -Liverpool 3-3 Leeds United - Mateusz Klich

Game on! Helder Costa swung a shot goal-bound, Mateusz Klich chipped the ball up and volleyed home the equaliser!

Liverpool have been suspect in defence this evening... 

18:5110 days ago

Leeds substitution

Off comes Bamford, on comes Rodrigo for his Leeds debut!
18:5010 days ago

61'

Dallas krept in behind Liverpool's defence, his cross was eventually smothered by Alisson.
18:4610 days ago

57'

Leeds have the ball in the back of the net but Harrison has been flagged for offside. 
18:4510 days ago

56'

Second half has been a quiet one so far...
18:4010 days ago

51'

Corner for Liverpool.
18:3710 days ago

48'

So close from Wijnaldum, who was denied at point-black-range from Meslier. Great save!
18:3510 days ago

Second half!

Leeds get us underway for the second half!
18:2010 days ago

Half time: Liverpool 3-2 Leeds United

And breath...

A fantastic half of football. Liverpool have been the masters of their own downfall thus far, Van Dijk was careless to allow Bamford to get Leeds second, however, the first from Harrsion was unstoppable!

Liverpool have been clinical in front of goal and will have to tighten up at the back if The Reds want secure all three points. Big half of football coming up!

18:1610 days ago

Added time

There will be two minutes of added time!
18:1010 days ago

40'

Another great save from Meslier, this time to deny Mane!
18:0510 days ago

GOAL - Liverpool 3-2 Leeds -Mohamed Salah

What is going on!

Salah scores his second. The Egyptian smashes home to give Liverpool the lead!

18:0210 days ago

GOAL - Liverpool 2-2 Leeds - Patrick Bamford

Dear oh dear! Virgil van Dijk has had a moment of madness! 

Patrick Bamford has capatalised on a poor mistake from the Dutchman, who attempted to control the ball on the edge of his box, his misplaced touch fell to Bamford, who snatched at the chance to score his first Premier League goal of the season. 

17:5810 days ago

28'

Great save from Meslier to deny Liverpool a third! He clawed the shot over his bar. 
17:5710 days ago

25'

Henderson fires a shot striaght at Meslier. 
17:5210 days ago

20'Liverpool 2-1 Leeds - Virgil van Dijk

20' Virgil van Dijk with one of the easiest goals he will ever score!

An Andy Robertson corner was flung into the box, Virgil van Dijk just walked past Koch and headed the ball into the back of the net. 

Liverpool regain the lead!

17:5010 days ago

18'

Both sides going forward look incredibly potent. Bielsa ball is in full swing in the Premier League, Leeds attacking with no fear. Liverpool look dangerous too, Mane and Salah are causing all sort of problems. 
17:4410 days ago

GOAL Liverpool 1-1 Leeds - Jack Harrison

WOW! What a goal from Jack Harrison. 

The Manchester City loanee plucks the ball from mid-air, bamboozles Alexander-Arnold and drives towards goal. He  cut inside, picked his spot, and curled the ball into the top corner. 

Game on!

17:3910 days ago

8'

Helder Costa has the ball in the back of the net but, he has been flagged for offside.
17:3810 days ago

5'

Mohamed Salah becomes the first Liverpool player ever to score on the opening day in four consecutive seasons. 
17:3610 days ago

4' GOAL Liverpool 1-0 Leeds - Mohamed Salah

A rude awakening for Leeds United. Koch's handball penalised and Salah hammered home the penalty to kickstart his and Liverpool's title defence!
17:3310 days ago

3'

Penalty Liverpool!
17:3310 days ago

2'

Firmino has the first opportunity after superb work from Keita. However, Meslier came out to smother the ball. 
17:3010 days ago

1'

Liverpool get us underway!
17:2610 days ago

Here come the teams!

Both sides make their way out of the tunnel at Anfield. 
17:1510 days ago

All eyes on Anfield

Attentions now turn to Anfield, Liverpool start their title defence and Leeds make their long awaited Premier League return!
16:3110 days ago

Leeds starting XI

 

16:3110 days ago

Liverpool starting XI

 

13:1810 days ago

Marcelo Bielsa's pre-match press conference

13:1610 days ago

Jurgen Klopp's pre-match press conference

11:0511 days ago

A rivalry renewed

 

23:2911 days ago

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23:2811 days ago

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23:2711 days ago

Predicted line-ups

Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Keita, Fabinho, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane.

Leeds: Meslier; Ayling, Cooper, Koch, Dallas; Costa, Hernandez, Phillips, Klich, Harrison; Rodrigo. 

23:2611 days ago

Marcelo Bielsa's pre-match comments

On his new contract, "Everything has been sorted and it's definite I will be here this season. "I will be working the next season at Leeds United."
23:1711 days ago

Jürgen Klopp's pre-match comments

"Winning the league last year is the best problem you can have," Klopp added. "If it's a problem then I don't know it, but everybody else is giving me a feeling that it should be a problem."

"We showed we can go for it in the last two years. We don't take that for granted, but if the title is out there then we attack it. That's how I've always understood it so why should that change?"

"It doesn't mean we will win it but it is there to be attacked. That is how I understand it. No games, no points, let's go for it."

23:1611 days ago

Leeds team news

New signing Rodrigo is poised to make his first start for the club, following his big money move from Valenica. 

Apart from Adam Foreshaw, Marcelo Bielsa has a fully fit squad to choose from ahead of the club's long awaited Premier League return. 

23:1111 days ago

Liverpool team news

Liverpool will be without, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Xherdan Shaqiri, through injury, whereas new signing, Konstantinos Tsimikas will be unavailable for selection having tested positive for Covid-19. 
23:0711 days ago

Leeds are back in the big time!

After a 16-year absence, Marcelo Bielsa has spearheaded their charge back to the Premier League. 

Bielsa recently put pen-to-paper on a new year one contact extension at Elland Road and will be the key part of the jigsaw should Leeds stay up at the first time of asking. 

The West Yorkshire outfit have been longing for a chance to showcase their Premier League credentials, with the club looking to become an established top-flight side. 

 

22:5511 days ago

Liverpool start their title defence!

Jurgen Klopp's side begin their title defence against newly promoted, Leeds United. 

The Red's dominance in the league last season was terrifying, they ran away with the title. Liverpool are unbeaten at home for over three seasons, and are now only three home wins away from smashing the club record of 63 home games without defeat. 

22:4311 days ago

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