Mo Salah hands Liverpool win, Palace fume as Mane escapes red

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Mohamed Salah’s 37th goal of the season handed Jurgen Klopp victory in his 100th Premier League match in charge of Liverpool.

Palace, who inflicted the first league defeat of china Klopp’s tenure, were left frustrated in their battle to stay alive in the Premier League, seeing Liverpool come from behind and Sadio Mane escape a red card in the second half.

Luka Milivojevic gave Palace the lead with a 12th-minute penalty before Mane equalised just after half time. But Mane was fortunate to stay on the pitch after he deliberately handled the ball while already on a booking and Salah then struck six minutes from time to seal an important win at both ends of the table.

Palace remain mired in a relegation fight while Liverpool moved 10 points clear of Chelsea in fifth, with Champions League qualification for next season firmly within their grasp.

Klopp’s men embarked on a crucial 10-day spell in their season at Selhurst Park, with a two-legged Champions League quarterfinal against Manchester City looming as well as a trip to Everton for the Merseyside derby.

But the Liverpool coach resisted the temptation to rest his key men in South London, with Salah, Mane and Roberto Firmino all starting in attack.

And despite the visitors dominating possession in the early stages,authentic nfl jerseys it was Palace who fashioned the game’s opening chance with Wilfried Zaha finding space in the area, only to be brilliantly denied by Loris Karius.

Zaha, an injury doubt before the game, met a long ball with Trent Alexander-Arnold asleep at the back but Karius bailed his teammate out with a commanding stop. Soon after, Virgil van Dijk’s free header from a corner appeared to be heading in, only for Mane to flick the ball wide.