Liverpool were in control from the first to final whistle in the Premier League game against Leeds on Sunday. They increased their lead in the second half and in the end won 3-0 (1-0).
Liverpool started the match well and took the lead early when Mohamed Salah scored in the 20th minute, with an assist by Trent Alexander-Arnold, making it 1-0.
Straight after the break, Fabinho made his mark and increased the team’s lead.
Leeds’ Pascal Struijk was sent off in the 60th minute.
Liverpool increased the lead even more as Sadio Mane scored, with an assist by Thiago Alcantara, in the 90th minute. The 3-0 goal was the last one of the game.
It was Leeds’ fourth game in a row without a win.
The last match between the teams ended in a 1-1 draw, with Leeds at home in April 2021.
Leeds are unbeaten at home, after one game. Liverpool have a perfect record after one away games.
Leeds have scored 4 goals. They have scored two goals at home. They’ve conceded 11 goals in total.
Liverpool have scored 9 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 9 goals. They’ve conceded 1 goals in total.
Leeds have opened the score in 0 of their 3 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal. Liverpool have scored 66 percent of their goals after the break, putting up a +3 (4–0) goal difference.
In the next games in the Premier League, Leeds will take on Newcastle (away) on 16 September 2021, West Ham (home) on 24 September 2021 and Watford (home) on 01 October 2021. Liverpool play Crystal Palace (home) on 17 September 2021, Brentford (away) on 24 September 2021 and Manchester City (home) on 02 October 2021.