Adrian error vs Southampton: Watch Liverpool Goalkeeper’s blunder gift the saints a goal in their Premier League encounter at the St Mary’s Stadium.
Liverpool have won their second Premier League match in a row. After thrashing Norwich City last weekend, they were at it once again against Southampton. The final score read 2-1. However, Liverpool could have easily won 2-0 if not for an Adrian blunder.
Liverpool scored the first goal through Sadio Mane in the extra minute before Half-time. They doubled their score when Firmino found the back of the net in the 71st minute. With Southampton unable to pull one through, Goal Keeper Adrian decided to pull a Loris Karius.
Adrian Goalkeeping error vs Southampton gifts the Saints a goal
With less than 10 minutes to go in the match Adrian handed a gift to Southampton. Virgil Van Dijk passed the ball back to Adrian who comfortably collected the ball. However, in a moment of absolute madness, he smashed the ball into Danny Ings. The ball rebounded of the Saints Striker and ran back into Liverpool’s net.
Goal! Adrian makes a huge mistake and Danny Ings has an easy task to put the ball into the back of the net. Southampton vs Liverpool 1-2 pic.twitter.com/GMTBg7AqOY
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Van Dijk, falling into the field with his arms over his head sums up the situation. This was an unnecessary goal that should not have been conceded. With this result, Liverpool have now failed to keep a clean sheet in all competition in the new season.
Manchester City, Norwich, Chelsea and now Southampton have all found a way to score against Liverpool’s famed back four. The Reds cannot afford to make mistakes like this if they aim to replicate their performance last season.
With Man City looking to hit a hat-trick of Premier League victories, errors like this will just help further the gap between Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola’s men.
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