In a new piece of news, Darwin Nunez was shown a straight red card at Anfield on Monday night after Liverpool pulled off a disappointing 2-2 draw against Fulham to seal a 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace in the Premier League. had returned from the target. Jurgen Klopp’s side came in the match after starting the season.
Despite dominating the opening half-hour when Wilfried Zaha beat Alisson with a fine finish after a quick-hitting counter from Palace, the visitors fought off late chances from Liverpool.
Things got worse for the hosts, who took 17 shots in the opening 45 minutes as half-time ended and took a 1–0 lead in the dressing room as they chased down the second half when Nez was at the hour mark. was killed. , Shortly before this, Palace defender Joachim Andersen was shown a straight red card for a headbutt.
With only 10 players to chase the game with their team, Liverpool were back on level terms, despite a brilliant individual effort from Luis Diaz going down a man who picked up the ball on the left.
Defeated several Palace defenders as he climbed to the top of the penalty area and secured an unassailable victory. Palace keeper Vicente Guetta Zaha’s shot in the 78th minute was a great opportunity to put Palace back in the lead.
Liverpool midfielder James Milner said after the match that his shot at the back post from Czech Omar Doukoure’s cross went past Alisson’s net and the teams were forced to draw. Obviously we always want to win our games and especially at home I thought we got off to a great start.
Then we lost our way in the middle. They clearly have quality. They are always going to cause you problems on the brakes which we could have defended better. The result leaves Liverpool in 12th place with two points from their first two matches.
Four behind Manchester City, while Palace are ranked 16th at one point, Liverpool saw their streak of nine consecutive wins in the Premier League home opener and their first two top-flight matches since 2012–13.
“Palace owner Patrick Vieira was pleased to leave Anfield with a point despite being an extra man for the last 30 minutes,” Vieira said, adding, “Overall we keep our discipline in our organisation.
It’s a really tough place to come and try to perform. It was a really good team performance and I am really happy with the way they played today.