Darwin Nunez, Mohamed Salah on target but Liverpool held by Fulham

Liverpool began their title challenge with a 2-2 draw at recently advanced Fulham on Saturday.

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Aleksandar Mitrovic gave Fulham the lead two times however Darwin Nunez and Mohamed Salah figured out how to pull objectives back for Liverpool and guarantee they got a point.

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“We need to regard Liverpool obviously take care of our business and trust ourselves, we did an extraordinary first half, practically wonderful the manner in which we controlled and impeded,” Fulham mentor Marco Silva said. “Last part we matched them like clockwork.

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“I know the quality Mitrovic has and I’m here to take the best from my players. Mitrovic isn’t simply objectives, he puts on the consistent tension and the general work he did is phenomenal.”

Fulham got their most memorable objective on 32 minutes when they separated the right hand side through Neeskens Kebano.

Kebano laid the ball off to Kenny Tete who established a cross into the case, which Mitrovic headed past Alisson.

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Fulham tested Liverpool in their initial game. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Nunez then scored to save Liverpool’s blushes on his Premier League debut. He supplanted Roberto Firmino on 51 minutes and scored soon after the hour mark.

Salah slid a low ball into the crate which the Uruguay worldwide directed past Marek Rodak from short proximity.

Fulham were then granted a punishment after Mitrovic went down under a test from Virgil van Dijk on 72 minutes. The Serbia worldwide cooly changed over the spot kick.

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Salah evened out for Liverpool on 80 minutes after Nunez set him up.

Jordan Henderson was near finishing Liverpool’s rebound when he hit the crossbar from fresh five minutes into injury time.

“The best thing about the game was the outcome,” Liverpool mentor Jurgen Klopp said. “We got a point from a downright horrendous game. The outcome was fine, I don’t think we merited more than that. The presentation can be hugely moved along.

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“We might have dominated the match since we had great possibilities however it was likely all in all too much today.”

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