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Liverpool beats Aston Villa with 2-0, maintains 100 percent winning record


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

06th Jul, 2020. 10:07 am
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Liverpool fans rejoice the winning moments as the football club maintain a 100 percent record of winning at home, after thrashing Aston Villa with 2-0 in an enticing match of Premier League.

Media reports said that Sadio Mané of Liverpool broke the deadlock in the 71st minute, meeting a low ball from Naby Keita with a firm shot that rattled in off the underside of the cross-bar.

Substitute Jones scored the second, a minute from the end, with the 19-year-old hooking home after Mohamed Salah headed an Andy Robertson cross into his path.

Liverpool are now unbeaten in their last 57 Premier League home games with 47 wins and 10 draws and they have won 24 home games in a row.

Jürgen Klopp, the football manager of Liverpool, said the stormy conditions at Anfield had impacted the game.Moreover Liverpool, who won 2-0 at Aston Villa, thanks to goals by Sadio Mane and Curtis Jones, need 12 points from their final five games to beat City’s tally from the 2017-18 season.

“We didn’t come here and have the numbers we have because we thought about breaking records. We were always focused 100% on the game and that will not change,” said Klopp, whose side made it 17 wins out of 17 games at Anfield this season.

“If we want to have record points pretty much we have to win all the games, it’s not complicated. The boys know it and it’s not necessary to mention it to this group.”

Furthermore, Liverpool next visits 15th-placed Brighton & Hove Albion on Wednesday.

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