Mohamed Salah’s lone goal in the 24th minute was all Liverpool needed to stretch their unbeaten run in the Premier League to nine games.
The Egyptian forward scored from a close range to ensure they beat their hosts Huddersfield Town at John Smith’s Stadium on Saturday, October 20.
Their slim victory in the game pushed them to second on the EPL table after Chelsea shared spoils with Manchester United in their fixture at Stamford Bridge earlier in the day.Though Salah showed glimpses of his more composed self from last season he still seemed to be unsettled and wasted some good chances.
The Terriers however did not go down without a fight and reigned wave after wave of attacks on Liverpool record signing goalkeeper Alisson Becker, but to no avail as all attempts were thwarted.
Liverpool would certainly be delighted to take all three points away and the win will see them climb back up to second position on the log right behind Manchester City on Goal difference.
It was rather obvious that throughout the 90 minutes Jurgen Klopp’s men lacked their usual flair and energy barely squeezed passed Huddersfield to secure maximum points.
The 26-year-old penned the new deal with the Reds following his superb debut season at Anfield last term.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Liverpool continued their impressive performance this season in the Premier League after beating Tottenham 2-1 at the Wembley Stadium.
A goal each from Georginio Wijnadum and Roberto Firmino ensured Harry Kane’s lone strike for Spurs was rendered a consolation.
They maintain top three spots on the log having maintain an unbeaten run in the English topflight so far.