Jordan Henderson‘s first Premier League start since August went well enough, as he scored and Divock Origi added a dramatic late equalizer to give the Reds a comeback 2-2 draw at Anfield against West Bromwich Albion.
The point inches Liverpool above rivals Everton and into ninth, level with West Ham (8th).
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Simon Mignolet, however, gave his critics more info with a howler to let the Baggies back into the match. The Liverpool goalkeeper went up for a corner and totally missed the ball, then lost his way as Dawson calmly smashed a loose ball home.
The controversy came from a long delay before the refs overturned Jonas Olsson’s tally, as roughly half the Baggies’ team was offside.
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But hold on! Olsson would score! The West Brom man rose to head Chris Brunt‘s offering past Mignolet in the 72nd minute.
Just when it seemed the Baggies had added Liverpool to its collection of big name pelts, Origi tore into a shot that took a turn off a Baggie and beat Boaz Myhill to make it 2-2.