Manè Sustains Liverpool’s Title Hopes
Liverpool continued to put pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester City as they survived fears of a back-to-back win over Aston Villa.
Jurgen Klopp’s side suffered a concussion just three minutes later when Douglas Luiz headed home after Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson failed to hold his head.
Liverpool equalized within three minutes after Joel Matip scored following a quick goal and both sides gave way before Sadio Mane blocked the visitors with a header from Luis Diaz in the 65th minute.
The victory means that Liverpool are now in second place in goal difference only before City’s match against Wolves on Wednesday.
Former Liverpool striker Danny Ings missed a chance to equalize and extinguished his former club’s hopes of winning four times – although the Reds suffered an injury when midfielder Fabinho started the first half with a thigh muscle problem that should be a concern for the FA on Saturday. Cup final against Chelsea.