MIGUEL BRITOS injury-time equaliser was all that was needed to salvage a point for Watford against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool at Vicarage Road.
Prior to the match, Liverpool looked like favorites when visiting Watford on Vicarage Road.
With this clash, Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp made his 100th Premier League match as a coach in Liverpool.
One of the home team’s new acquisitions for this season started the game, Nathaniel Chalobah (Chelsea).
Okaka feeds Pereyra, who wiggles his way through a couple of challenges before seeing his drilled shot tipped wide by Mignolet for a corner.
The corner used to be the home team when Stefano Okaka nodded in 1-0, although Simon Mignolet was on the ball.
Watford was in charge after eight minutes played.
14 minutes into the game, Daryl Janme’s injury had to suffer from an injury and only four minutes later he was forced to a substitution. Replacement was Kiko Femenia.
Liverpool finished off the field after 29 minutes, as Sadio Mané finished off an attack from the left with a spectacular scissors kick.
Just three minutes later, Watford resumed the lead after Abdoulaye Doucouré pushed the ball into goal behind Simon Mignolet.
With 38 minutes played, Liverpool got a chance to level the score as Mohamed Salah suddenly found himself free with only the ‘keeper to beat, but the finishing shot hit the bar.
In the last supplementary minutes in the first half, Sadio Mané was close to kidding when he hit the ball just outside the keeper’s left post.
Watford went out to half-time with a surprising lead on Vicarage Road after the goal of Stefano Okaka and Abdoulaye Doucouré.
After 49 minutes Marco Silva swapped in the 20-year-old Richarlison new Roberto Pereyra.
55 minutes into the match, the away team were awarded a penalty kick after Heurelho Gomes dropped Mohamed Salah into his own penalty area.
Roberto Firmino placed the penalty easily and it was leveled off at Vicarage Road.
Two minutes later, Liverpool also took the lead through Mohamed Salah.
By the time 63 o’clock stood, Stefano Okaka replaced by Andre Gray from Burnley.
Just one minute later, Joel Matip was close to extending 4-2 for Liverpool, but the ribbons prevented the backbone from Cameroon.
In the 94th minute, Watford’s midfielder Miguel Brito succeeded and it was 3-3 on Vicarage Road.
There was split points between Watford and Liverpool, after scoring off the home team.
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Source: Dennis Jacobsson