- Mane scores opener
- Crouch sees PK call unheeded
- Mignolet escapes red card
- Salah bags 2nd half brace
Liverpool moved into fifth place in the Premier League after a contentious 3-0 win over Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium on Wednesday.
Stoke drops to 16th, and sits just three points above the drop zone.
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And the home crowd was raging when Simon Mignolet chopped down Mame Biram Diouf in what could’ve been a red card but instead was yellow.
Solanke and Mane connected for a second chance, and the Senegalese sensation struck a shot off the bar in a bid for a brace.
The Reds were flirting with red on several occasions, including a series of testy exchanges involving Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The ex-Arsenal man was cautioned by his manager and then removed from the match in the 67th minute.
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