- Salah scores very early
- Wanyama levels with outrageous hit
- Kane misses questionably-awarded PK
- Salah dribble wizardry gives LFC lead
- Kane makes questionably-awarded PK for 100th PL goal
Harry Kane scored a stoppage time penalty after Mohamed Salah gave Liverpool a stoppage time lead as Tottenham Hotspur twice came back in a 2-2 Sunday draw at Anfield which handles the terms controversial and thrilling with kids gloves.
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Kane had an early penalty saved by Loris Karius, and both opportunities were both delayed as referee Jon Moss and his linesman debated the awards.
Victor Wanyama‘s 80th minute hammer made it 1-1 after Salah scored off an Eric Dier giveaway in the first three minutes.
Liverpool moves third with the point, two points ahead of fifth place Spurs.
Kane’s goal was his 100th in the Premier League.
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A horrible giveaway from Eric Dier resembled a perfect through ball for Salah. At this point, a giveaway to anyone else shy of Lionel Messi would feel better, and Salah curled around Hugo Lloris to make it 1-0 in the third minute.
Spurs seemed shaky until the quarter-hour mark, and Virgil Van Dijk made a nice block on Heung-Min Son to keep it 1-0.
James Milner hit a gorgeous shot across goal that was only just deflected by a sliding Davinson Sanchez.
Loris Karius made a nice stop on Mousa Dembele before half, and would neat to repeat the feat on Son after the break.
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Christian Eriksen was lively as the second half progressed with Spurs looking the better for the next goal, though Harry Kane and Co. were offside on a number of occasions.
Dele Alli was booked for a dive in the 69th minute.
Liverpool stayed resolute until Emre Can couldn’t get all of his clearance effort, spinning the ball onto the path of Wanyama for an outrageous strike that made it 1-1.
An offside Kane drew a penalty kick following a Liverpool error leading to the striker leaping over a desperate Karius.
After review, the ruling was upheld. Studies have shown delays affect the shooter more than the keeper, and Karius saved Kane’s attempt before the rebound was sliced high and wide.
It was far from over, as Salah’s season-long wizardry continued with a mazy dribble that included an ankle-breaking step past Jan Vertonghen before popping the ball over Lloris.
And then a penalty kick was given against Van Dijk by the linesman. Erik Lamela leapt in front of Van Dijk’s clearing attempt to draw the PK, but only moments after the Reds finished their clearance.
Kane didn’t miss this time.
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