The results of Liverpool vs Leeds United in the 2021-2022 Premier League are known. After going through 90 minutes of the match, Liverpool won 6-0 over Leeds United in a match which was held at Anfield Stadium, Thursday (24/2/2022)
Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane became the stars of Liverpool’s victory through two goals each they scored. Thanks to this victory, Liverpool beat Manchester City in the 2021-2022 Premier League standings. Liverpool, who sits in second place with 60 points, is only three points adrift of Manchester City at the top of the standings.
The course of the match
Liverpool appeared pressing early in the first half. Luis Diaz’s long-range shot in the third minute was saved by Leeds United goalkeeper Illan Meslier. One minute later, Sadio Mane had a chance, but his shot was wide of the target.
In the 14th minute Liverpool were awarded a penalty after a Leeds player made a handsball. Mohamed Salah successfully did his job to score in the 15th minute.
Furthermore, in the 30th minute, Joel Matip managed to double Liverpool’s advantage after using Mohamed Salah’s bait. Shortly after, Liverpool were again awarded a penalty after a Leeds United player committed a foul on Sadio Mane.
Mohamed Salah scored the second goal in this match in the 35th minute again via the penalty spot. Towards the end of the first half, Liverpool had chances to add to their lead, but Fabinho’s shot was wide of goal. Until the first half was over, Liverpool won 3-0 over Leeds United.
Liverpool played pressing at the start of the second half. As a result, they got their first chance in the 49th minute through Luis Diaz. However, the Leeds United defender managed to thwart Luis Diaz’s chances to score.
Meanwhile, in the 55th minute Sadio Mane’s shot still could not add to Liverpool’s advantage after his shot went wide. In the 62nd minute Mohamed Salah failed to take advantage of the opportunity to make the third goal in this match. It was after his shot soared over the crossbar.
In the 70th minute Curtis Jones attempted a long-range shot, but his effort was still thwarted by the Leeds United goalkeeper. Cooperation between Curtis Jones and Andy Robertson in the 76th minute was successfully thwarted by the Leeds defender.
In the end, Liverpool managed to increase their advantage in the 80th minute through Sadio Mane after utilizing a pass from Jordan Henderson. In the 87th minute James Milner’s shot still hit the Leeds United players, Liverpool failed to add to the advantage.
Towards the end of the match Liverpool managed to increase the advantage, Sadio Mane managed to score his second goal in the 90+2 minute. Meanwhile, in the 90+3 minute Virgil van Dijk managed to register his name on the scoreboard to close Liverpool’s 6-0 win over Leeds United.
Here’s the line-up for Liverpool vs Leeds United:
Coach: Jurgen Klopp
Coach: Marcelo Bielsa