Roberto Firmino Assist : The striker’s quick ball handling abilities saw him layup the ball for Salah’s strike
Crestfallen after being routed 3-1 by Leicester City on the day, Liverpool had little to take solace for from their hammering. A torrid nine period minute left the club in agony with the side shipping in three goals to lose its second straight match in the Premier League.
However, prior to that agonising period of catapultian, the side found itself in control of the encounter. It was courtesy of a Mohamed Salah strike, one which saw Liverpool dictate proceedings till the 70th minute.
Dazzling Firmino Assist Sees Liverpool Race Into 1-0 Lead
While the goal was an emphatic strike from Salah, what really made people stand up and take attention was Roberto Firmino’s assist for the goal. The Liverpool striker utilised his ball handling abilities to twirl the ball around his feet before sending it Salah’s way with the back of his heel.
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The assist has the potential to emerge as the season of the assist this season. It was the only bit of joy for Liverpool who now find themselves staring at the probably to slumping into 7th place come the end of this round of matches.
Despite being in charge of the encounter on the day, Liverpool unravelled after James Maddison scored through a freekick. An appalling Alisson Becker error saw him and Kabak collide to see Vardy see Leicester City take the lead before Harvey Barnes completed the trouncing with a third.
The club is currently 30 points worse off from where it was last season with any chances off challenging for the title having vanished up in smoke now. The club only has the Champions League and top 4 to fight for at the moment, two battles the side could end up easily losing if things don’t turnaround at the earliest for them.