Leeds delivered a surprise blow to Liverpool, which left them completely shocked. Liverpool, as per Jurgen Klopp, is in dire need to find consistency if they have to finish in the top four finish in the Premier League. His side suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of Leeds, in Anfield.
C Summerville scored a dramatic late winner as Leeds won to move out of the relegation zone.
Leeds Needs To Go From Strength To Strength
The defeat leaves Liverpool eight points adrift of Newcastle in fourth, albeit with a game in hand.
The Reds beat Premier League leaders Manchester City on 16 October but have since lost to bottom-of-the-table Nottingham Forest and now Leeds. This shocking defeat has shaken everyone up. Jurgen expressing his anguish said that if his team has to qualify for the Champions League they have to play very consistently.
Liverpool was hoping to build on their dominant 3-0 win at Ajax in the Champions League in midweek but they made the worst possible start against a Leeds side who started the day in the bottom three when a poor back pass by Joe Gomez was pounced on by Rodrigo, who poked into an empty net.
Liverpool responded well and equalized soon after when Mohamed Salah volleyed in from Andy Robertson’s cross. Leeds played like a champion, very much unlike the points table they were placed in, showing strength and character to hit the Goal Post through Brenden.
Illan made a great save denying Darwin a goal in the second half. They were one-on-one and it was a fantastic shave. The Leeds goalkeeper defended a powerful header from Roberto.
This is the second defeat in a row for Liverpool and with this loss, they have moved down to the ninth position while Leed has moved to the fifteenth position, just 4 points behind Liverpool.
Liverpool needs to up their performance if they wish to finish in the top four and qualify for the Champions League.