City combat again twice for 2-2 draw at Liverpool

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LIVERPOOL, England, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Manchester City got here from behind twice to earn a 2-2 draw with Liverpool on Sunday in a pulsating Premier League encounter at Anfield.

After struggling towards a dominant City within the first half, Liverpool took the lead within the 59th minute when Mohamed Salah threaded the ball by means of to Sadio Mane who confidently fired previous goalkeeper Ederson.

But City had been on degree phrases 10 minutes later when Gabriel Jesus reduce in from the best, leaving 4 Liverpool defenders behind earlier than discovering Phil Foden who drilled the ball into the far, backside nook.

Salah then restored Liverpool’s lead with a shocking particular person objective, twisting and turning to lose Joao Cancelo and Aymeric Laporte earlier than firing dwelling.

Once once more, although, City responded — Foden once more discovering area on the left and pulling the ball again to Kevin De Bruyne whose curling shot took a slight deflection off Joel Matip and beat keeper Alisson.

Reporting by Simon Evans, Editing by Ken Ferris

Soccer Football - Premier League - Liverpool v Manchester City - Anfield, Liverpool, Britain - October 3, 2021 Manchester City's Raheem Sterling in action with Liverpool's Curtis Jones and Jordan Henderson REUTERS/Peter Powell

Soccer Football - Premier League - Liverpool v Manchester City - Anfield, Liverpool, Britain - October 3, 2021 Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus in action with Liverpool's Curtis Jones REUTERS/Peter Powell

Soccer Football - Premier League - Liverpool v Manchester City - Anfield, Liverpool, Britain - October 3, 2021 Liverpool's Sadio Mane scores their first goal REUTERS/Peter Powell