Liverpool 3 – 0 Brentford
Liverpool secured a comfortable 3-0 victory over Brentford in their Premier League clash at Anfield on Sunday, November 12, 2023. The Reds dominated the match from start to finish, with goals from Fabinho, Darwin Núñez, and Mohamed Salah securing all three points.
Liverpool vs Brentford Match
Fabinho’s Early Goal Sets the Tone
Liverpool took the lead in the first half through a well-taken penalty from Fabinho. The Brazilian midfielder stepped up after Trent Alexander-Arnold was brought down in the box, and he calmly slotted the spot-kick past Brentford goalkeeper David Raya.
Núñez Doubles the Lead
Liverpool doubled their lead in the second half through Darwin Núñez. The Uruguayan forward received a pass from Salah and turned beautifully before firing a low shot into the bottom corner of the net.
Salah Seals the Victory
Salah put the game to bed in the closing stages with a stunning goal. The Egyptian winger picked up the ball just outside the box, dribbled past two Brentford defenders, and curled a shot into the top corner of the net.
A Dominant Performance from Liverpool
Liverpool were in complete control of the match from start to finish. They had 68% possession and created numerous chances, while Brentford struggled to create any clear-cut opportunities.
Three Points for Liverpool
The victory moved Liverpool up to second place in the Premier League table, level on points with Manchester City. Brentford, meanwhile, remained in 14th place.
Man of the Match: Fabinho
Fabinho was the standout player for Liverpool on the day. The Brazilian midfielder was solid in defense and also contributed to the attack, scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot.
Overall, it was a dominant performance from Liverpool, who were well worth their victory. Brentford will need to improve if they want to challenge the top teams in the Premier League.