The visitors took the lead in the fourth minute of a frenetic first half as they capitalised on a mix-up between Joe Gomez and Alisson Becker, with Rodrigo tapping in, before Mohamed Salah's 14th-minute finish drew things level. Brenden Aaronson almost put Leeds back in front soon after, volleying against the bar, and they subsequently looked set to secure a point after Illan Meslier made a number of fine saves in the second half. Summerville then struck past Alisson in the 89th minute to give the Yorkshire outfit their first win at Liverpool since 2001, ending a four-match losing streak. Having said prior to the match that he was "sick" of defeats, Leeds boss Jesse Marsch - who had endured calls from Leeds fans for him to be sacked in recent games - will certainly be feeling better as his side rose out of the relegation zone, up two places to 17th. For Liverpool, meanwhile, it was a second shock league defeat in a row, a week on from the 1-0 reverse at Nottingham Forest, as they failed to build on Wednesday's 3-0 Champions League victory at Ajax - suffering their first loss at home in the league since March 2021. They have now been beaten four times in 12 league outings this term - posting only four wins - and lie ninth in the table.
In a chaotic start to the game, Leeds survived a scare in the first minute as Liam Cooper inadvertently sent a header beyond Meslier, Salah delivered the ball towards goal and Pascal Struijk made a clearance on the line. View this post on InstagramA post shared by Liverpool Football Club (@liverpoolfc) Moments later, it was Liverpool who were guilty of a defensive error - and made to pay. Gomez tried to play the ball back to Alisson, the goalkeeper slipped and Rodrigo was left with a simple finish to put Leeds ahead. The early action continued with Jack Harrison firing wide of the hosts' goal and Meslier blocking a Roberto Firmino effort, before Salah equalised just prior to the quarter-hour mark, hooking in from Andy Robertson's cross. Leeds almost went back ahead in the 20th minute as Aaronson cracked a volley against the bar, and seconds after that Harrison was presented with a good chance and saw his shot saved by Alisson. At the other end, Meslier blocked with his leg when Darwin Nunez was played in, and then dealt with a shot from Salah. Robertson was involved in a flare-up with Tyler Adams after fouling Aaronson, then saw a deflected cross drop just wide of Meslier's goal, and Alisson subsequently saved a low Rodrigo strike in the final moments before a breathless first half came to an end. With the tempo having dipped a little, Salah blasted into the stand at the end of a dribble 10 minutes into the second half, and Patrick Bamford, who had replaced Rodrigo, had a shot caught by Alisson. Increased Liverpool pressure then saw Meslier bat away a Robertson strike, make a great save to deny Nunez and turn behind an effort from Jordan Henderson, another substitute. Further excellent work from the French goalkeeper followed as he kept out a Nunez shot, and, in the final 10 minutes, efforts from Firmino and Salah. Summerville then sent the away fans into delirium with a minute of normal time to go as he slotted past Alisson having been teed up by Bamford.
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