Allardyce takes swipe at Klopp/Sturridge reacts to Alisson’s winner

Sam Allardyce takes swipe at Klopp as Daniel Sturridge and more react to Alisson’s winner vs West Brom


A number of noteworthy stories have come to the fore online this evening, on the back of Liverpool’s win over West Bromwich Albion.

Allardyce’s swipe

Jurgen Klopp and co. were of course back in action a short time ago.

The Reds made the trip to the Hawthorns, for a crunch Premier League meeting with West Brom.

The clash marked a crucial one for Liverpool, who, ahead of kick-off, remained in the thick of the battle for a top-4 berth.

And, when all was said and done in the West Midlands, keep alive such hopes is precisely what the visitors managed.

It was actually West Brom who opened the evening’s scoring early on, when Matheus Pereira’s clever through ball was slotted beyond Alisson by Hal Robson-Kanu:

Mohamed Salah, though, dragged Liverpool on level terms just beyond the half-hour mark, before the Reds completed the turnaround in the most spectacular fashion imaginable.

After Alisson was granted permission to head forward for a corner kick deep into injury-time, the Brazilian made history, nodding home Trent Alexander-Arnold’s wicked delivery from the left to spark wild celebrations amongst the visiting players:

In turn, on the back of the full-time whistle, it did not come as a major surprise when Sam Allardyce allowed his frustrations to somewhat get the better of him.

Speaking in his post-match press conference, the West Brom boss highlighted a pair of key decisions which he felt went against his side on Sunday, before making use of the opportunity to aim a less than subtle dig at Jurgen Klopp:

‘What a guy’

Whilst Allardyce fumes, though, those of a Liverpool persuasion have made clear their understandable excitement in the hours since the action was brought to a close at the Hawthorns.

Taking to social media, match-winner Alisson’s Reds teammate Trent Alexander-Arnold posted the following:

TAA’s message, meanwhile, was swiftly followed by another on the part of a long-time Liverpool hitman, Daniel Sturridge:


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This article was edited by
Josh Barker.

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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Manchester City FC 36 47 83
2 Manchester United FC 36 28 70
3 Leicester City FC 36 21 66
4 Chelsea FC 36 22 64
5 Liverpool FC 35 20 60
6 Tottenham Hotspur FC 36 22 59
7 West Ham United FC 36 10 59
8 Everton FC 35 4 56
9 Arsenal FC 36 12 55
10 Leeds United 36 4 53
11 Aston Villa FC 36 7 49
12 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 36 -14 45
13 Crystal Palace FC 36 -21 44
14 Southampton FC 36 -16 43
15 Burnley FC 36 -18 39
16 Newcastle United FC 36 -19 39
17 Brighton & Hove Albion FC 36 -5 38
18 Fulham FC 36 -24 27
19 West Bromwich Albion 35 -36 26
20 Sheffield United FC 35 -44 17
Player Team Goals
Kane, Harry Tottenham Hotspur FC 22
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 22
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United FC 17
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur FC 17
Calvert-Lewin, Dominic Everton FC 16
Bamford, Patrick Leeds United 15
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City FC 13
Watkins, Ollie Aston Villa FC 13
Lacazette, Alexandre Arsenal FC 13
Wilson, Callum Newcastle United FC 12
Ings, Danny Southampton FC 12
Wood, Chris Burnley FC 12
Gundogan, Ilkay Manchester City FC 12
Rashford, Marcus Manchester United FC 11
Zaha, Wilfried Crystal Palace FC 11
Iheanacho, Kelechi Leicester City FC 11
Pereira, Matheus West Bromwich Albion 10
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City FC 10
Aubameyang, Pierre-Emerick Arsenal FC 10
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 9

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