Leeds vs Liverpool LIVE: Premier League result, final score and reaction tonight


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Liverpool travel to Leeds United tonight in a game clouded by the news surrounding a breakaway European Super League with the Reds confirmed as one of the 12 founding members.

With Jurgen Klopp’s side in sixth and in a fight for a top four finish, tonight’s game was previously crucial to their hopes for next season, but with the possibility that the club would not even be in the Champions League, the importance is now less clear.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side will look to cement what has been a tremendous season on their return to the top flight in England, with three points able to cement their top-half status and take them above Arsenal – another founding member of the Super League – into ninth place.

Klopp actually spoke on the issue surrounding a Super League back in 2019 to Kicker, making clear his disdain for the idea: “I hope there will never be this Super League. With the way the Champions League is now running, football has a really great product. For me, the Champions League is the Super League in which you don’t always have to play the same teams. I also don’t feel like my club has to be seeded. Of course, it’s economically important, but why should we create a system where Liverpool can play against Real Madrid for 10 years in a row? Who wants to see this every year?”

Follow live coverage of the game at Elland Road, plus all the fallout and reaction on the Super League, with Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville on punditry duty for Sky Sports and likely to have strong opinions on the developing story:

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Michael Jones19 April 2021 21:59

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What that means is there’s no change to the Premier League table. Liverpool remain in sixth just two points behind West Ham and a top four spot. Leeds, meanwhile, stay 10th which is a decent return on their first season back in the Premier League.

Michael Jones19 April 2021 21:56

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Leeds 1 – 1 Liverpool

90+4 mins: Full-time. The points are shared at Elland Road. It’s a blow for Liverpool’s hopes of Champions League football next season. The Reds dominated the first half but the response from Leeds came in the second. Diego Llorente scored his first goal for Leeds to give them an 86th minute equaliser and a point each for both teams.

Michael Jones19 April 2021 21:54

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Leeds 1 – 1 Liverpool

90+2 mins: Firmino does well to knock an aerial ball past Llorente and run with it into the box. He picks out the arriving Oxlade-Chamberlain who pokes an effort at goal only for Meslier to smother it.

Michael Jones19 April 2021 21:50

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Leeds 1 – 1 Liverpool

90 mins: Liverpool have had their chances in the second half but haven’t been able to make Leeds pay. For their part Leeds have looked very threatening in the secon half and the goal is no more than they deserve. Four minutes of added time to play, can someone find a winning goal?

Michael Jones19 April 2021 21:48

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Leeds 1 – 1 Liverpool – Llorente

87 mins: GOAL! They’ve got the equaliser! Leeds win a corner for their continued attacking efforts and Jack Harrison fizzes a flat cross into the middle. The ball goes over the head of Patrick Bamford but Diego Llorente is backing him up. He gets a strong head to the ball and beats Alisson to open his account for Leeds.

Michael Jones19 April 2021 21:44

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Leeds 0 – 1 Liverpool

85 mins: It’s wide! Liverpool counter-attack with Thiago bringing the ball into the midfield. Llorente attempts to play Salah offside but he times his run perfectly. The two Leeds centre-backs are left scrambling as the ball comes over the top and Salah brings it under control. He carres it into the box and guides a shot towards the far post but narrowly puts it wide.

Michael Jones19 April 2021 21:44

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Leeds 0 – 1 Liverpool

82 mins: Alexander-Arnold picks out Jota with the corner kick. He heads it Salah who leaves it for Milner. Milner shoots and belts the ball way over the goal.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is going to have a run out, he replaces Jota for Liverpool

Michael Jones19 April 2021 21:40

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Leeds 0 – 1 Liverpool

80 mins: Leeds are in control of this game now as Mateusz Klich replaces Ezgjan Alioski. Meslier makes a mistake as an attempted ball up the pitch is given to Salah. He darts into the box and has a shot blocked out for a corner by Struijk.

Michael Jones19 April 2021 21:37

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Leeds 0 – 1 Liverpool

78 mins: Denied! Alisson keeps Liverpool in front. Poveda bursts down the right before playing the ball into the box for Roberts. He’s wide open but goes for power over accuracy and smashes his shot straight at the Liverpool goalkeeper who blocks it with his chest before Fabinho tidies up.

Michael Jones19 April 2021 21:36



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