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Liverpool defeated Brentford without Yarmolyuk and consolidated their leadership in the Premier League (video)

ByИван Дунаев

Feb 17, 2024

Ukrainian Yegor Yarmolyuk played the game against the “Merseysiders” on the bench.

Liverpoolwon a crushing victory overBrentfordUkrainian midfielder Yegor Yarmolyuk in an away match 25th round of the English Premier League (EPL). The match in London ended with the score 1:4.

In the first half, fans saw only one goal. In the 35th minute, Darwin Nunez put the visitors ahead, taking advantage of Diogo Jota's pass.

At the start of the second half, the Merseysiders increased their advantage. In the 55th minute, Alexis McAllister scored a perfect shot. The Argentine was assisted by Mohamed Salah, for whom it was his first match after injury. The Egyptian replaced the injured Jota before the break.

In the 68th minute, Salah added a goal to his assist, assisted by Cody Gakpo.

This is the 15th for the Egyptian forward goal this Premier League season. He is only one goal behind the leader of the scoring race, Manchester City striker Erling Haaland.

In the 75th minute, the Bees reduced the deficit through the efforts of Ivan Toney. However, Jurgen Klopp's men had the last word in this match – in the 86th minute, Gakpo scored after a pass from Luis Diaz.

Yarmolyuk was included in Brentford's squad for the match against the Merseysiders, but did not appear on the field from the bench.

Review of the match “Brentford” – “Liverpool”

The victory allowed Liverpool (57 points) to strengthen its lead in the Premier League. Klopp's side are now 5 points ahead of Manchester City and Arsenal. At the same time, the Citizens have two games in hand, the Gunners have one. Brentford (25 points) remained in 14th position.

In the next round, Liverpool will host Luton on February 21, and Yarmolyuk’s team will play the rescheduled match of the 18th round of the Premier League against “Manchester City”.

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