Premier League 2019-20: Liverpool thrash Norwich 4-1 in opener

Tanya Simon
August 12, 2019

Working in his usual role as a pundit for Sky Sports, Neville highlighted the chances the Canaries created during the first half at Anfield, when Marco Stiepermann had three shots at goal and Teemu Pukki twice threatened the Reds' goal, with Tom Trybull heading just wide from a corner.

The Brazil worldwide came off in the 39th minute of the Premier League season opener after slipping and holding his right calf.

The club have stated the Brazilian will definitely miss next week's UEFA Super Cup match with Chelsea, and The Telegraph report he could miss anywhere between four to eight weeks.

Ben Godfrey is certain Norwich City will be stronger for their chastening 4-1 loss at Liverpool, after a second half at Anfield which proved the spirit within Daniel Farke's squad's once again.

He has been a revelation since arriving in English football during the summer of 2018, with the Premier League Golden Glove captured in his debut campaign.

"There is actually nothing bad to say about the game apart from Ali's injury", he said.

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European champions Liverpool face Europa League winners Chelsea in Istanbul on Wednesday.

"We'll see over the next days what the outcome is going to be".

The Canaries were 4-0 down at half-time and 3-0 down after just 30 minutes, with Grant Hanley scoring a awful own-goal to put Liverpool ahead in the 7th minute.

A Golden Boot victor in each of the past two seasons, Salah opened his account for the season with a calm finish from Roberto Firmino's pass on 19 minutes. It means it's probably a bit more than a strain, and we have to see and make the diagnosis.

Though he is well past his prime when he earned a reputation for being a penalty-saving specialist who was linked to Liverpool and Manchester City, Al-Habsi's knowledge of the Premier League could prove useful on a short-term contract.

The East Anglians got a reward for their efforts when, moments after substitute Moritz Leitner struck the bar, their Finnish striker Pukki got a goal back in the 64th with a smart finish after being found by a clever Emiliano Buendia pass. "The mentality to win the second half in front of an excited home crowd, we showed great character".

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