Liverpool and Spurs share the spoils

After a first leg defeat at Wembley, Liverpool were determined to get the needed result against Tottenham when they visit Anfield. The Reds showed they were in dare need of the win and were ready for the game. Jurgen Klopp side set out in good spirit but were unable to get the maximum points after Harry Kane converted a late penalty to earn Spurs a 2-2 draw.

The match started with high billing as both sides were expected to be fighting for a top in the league ahead of each other with Liverpool sitting third while Spurs sit fourth. It didn’t take long before Mo Salah converted from close range after a school boy error from Eric Dier.

The Tottenham midfielder was unable to clear a ball that fell to Salah as the Eygptian slotted home three minutes into the game. The first half continue in that fashion with Liverpool seeing more of the ball but did not take their chances and continue to be wasteful.

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The first half ended with Liverpool taking the 1-0 lead. The second half was just normal for a better part of it until the last 15 minutes when things became feisty. It all started when Spurs sent on Victor Wanyama and in no time he scored a screamer from outside the box 12 minutes from stoppage time. With the game looking like it was going to end there, many did not expect the drama that followed suit.

It first started when Harry Kane was given a penalty which looked like a dive but the England striker missed from the spot. Mo Salah then scored his second of the evening from an acute angle and Anfield erupted. Little did the Liverpool fans know that Spurs were still going to be awarded a penalty and this time around Kane converted to score his 100th premier league goal.

Many reactions have followed the decision of the referee and the lines man for the two penalties given in the game but it all ended with both sides sharing a point apiece.

Post Author: Abraham Jermaine

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