Five pictures that summed up Liverpool’s West Brom win
Before kick-off at Anfield on Saturday, many were discussing whether or not Liverpool had enough to put away a West Brom team that would turn up to do one thing: defend. The Reds had failed to break down a Manchester United side intent on nullifying their threats on Monday evening, and with the Baggies having nabbed draws from each of their last three meetings with the Merseysiders, the omens weren’t great.
However, after just 20 minutes all fears were put to bed when Sadio Mane swept home a volley before Philippe Coutinho bamboozled the West Brom defence to rifle home the second.
Gareth McAuley made it interesting with a goal with just 10 minutes left to play, but the defender’s effort did little in the grand scheme of things, with the Baggies unable to muster another real chance.
It was a great night for the home side, and here are FIVE pictures that summed it up…