Salah assists as Liverpool down Spurs 1-0 to extend their unbeaten run
The Reds got off to a fiery start, as they nearly broke the deadlock just two minutes into the game through Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, whose effort cannoned off the post.
In the 23rd minute, Jordan Henderson found Virgil Van Dijk with an accurate cross. However, the defender’s header was brilliantly saved by the goalkeeper.
Liverpool finally broke the deadlock in the 38th minute, when Salah received the ball behind Spurs’ backline and squared it to Roberto Firmino, who went past Japhet Tanganga and fired home.
Salah continued to be a threat and two minutes before the halftime whistle, the Egyptian went forward with pace, however, his strike went just wide.
Liverpool continued to dominate in the second half, and five minutes past the one-hour mark, Trent Alexander-Arnold crossed the ball towards Sadio Mane, whose header was saved by Paulo Gazzaniga.
Eric Lamela wasted a glorious chance to level things up in the 83rd minute, when he receive Serge Aurier’s cross inside the box, however, the Argentenian’s
After the win, Liverpool cement their position on top of the league table with 61 points ahead of their clash against Manchester United on the 19th of January.
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