Liverpool thrashed Brighton 5-1 away from home in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. The visitors took the lead midway through the first half, as Emre Can powered home a header from
Firmino scored his second of the afternoon early in the second half, arrowing a close-range shot into the top corner after another incisive breakaway.
Brighton hit back quickly, with Glenn Murray converting confidently from the penalty spot. Coutinho put the game to bed late on minute, after drilling home a free-kick from the edge of the area.
Liverpool dominated possession from the word go, as Brighton sat deep and attempted to frustrated Jürgen Klopp's side. Firmino should have opened the scoring in the fourth minute, as he escaped from Brighton defender
The visitors broke the deadlock in the 29th minute, as the game suddenly burst into life after a period of frustration for the Reds. Coutinho arched a corner into the box with pin-point accuracy, before
Two minutes into the second half, Murray was made to pay for squandering a golden chance in-front of goal. Brighton broke well down the left, but a leaping Murray somehow couldn't convert and
Murray atoned for his miss just three minutes later, as he coolly converted a 51st minute penalty after Jordan Henderson was adjudged to have brought down Duffy in the penalty area at a corner. The hosts were buoyed by the goal, and with the vocal backing of their fans began to take Liverpool on at their own fast-paced, attacking style of play.
What a game at the Amex! Murray gets one back from the spot after Firmino add a Liverpool third! 3-1!#BHALIV— 90min (@90min_Football) December 2, 2017
Salah should have put the game to bed in the 64th minute, as Liverpool once again cut through Brighton with electrifying precision. Firmino twisted and turned on the edge of the area, before feeding a delicate ball through to Salah. On his favoured left-foot, the enigmatic Egyptian saw his effort comfortably saved by a sprawling Ryan.
Murray's afternoon of mixed fortunes continued, as the 34-year-old's spinning half-volley flew agonisingly