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Liverpool fight back to rescue Fulham draw as Darwin Nunez makes Score In First Premier League Debut

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Liverpool needed a late goal from Mohamed Salah to earn a point after Aleksandar Mitrovic gave Fulham a brilliant start to their Premier League campaign following promotion.

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GOAL: Fulham 2-2 Liverpool (Salah)

After assisting Darwin Nunez, Mohamed Salah gets a goal for himself as Liverpool’s £85m returns the favour, allowing him to tap in.

GOAL: Fulham 1-1 Liverpool (Nunez)

He’s already got a goal!

Darwin Nunez takes just 13 minutes to score his first Liverpool goal and equalise.

Fulham came racing out of the blocks upon their return to the top flight and deservedly took the lead in the 32nd minute when Mitrovic climbed highest to head in Kenny Tete’s cross.

Luis Diaz crashed a shot into the post, but the hosts were good value for their 1-0 lead at the break. It could have been 2-0 when Neeskens Kebano hammered a low effort into the base of the post from a tight angle.

But Jurgen Klopp’s double substitution paid off soon after when Nunez got a slice of luck to convert Mohamed Salah’s cross, thanks to a touch off Tosin Adarabioyo. Liverpool then ramped up the pressure, with Nunez at the centre of everything, but couldn’t grab a second goal.
They were punished when Mitrovic’s quick feet on the break drew a clumsy foul foul from Virgil van Dijk in the penalty area. The Serbian striker picked himself up and buried the penalty to take the wind out of Liverpool’s sails and make it 2-1.

Unfortunately for the home fans, their team’s hard work was undone eight minutes later when Mohamed Salah tucked in a loose ball to make it 2-2. The Reds hit the bar through Jordan Henderson’s curling long-range effort in injury-time but couldn’t force a winner.

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