Liverpool edge struggling Nottingham Forest 3-2 at Anfield

Diogo Jota and Mohamed Salah have been on the right track as Liverpool edged Premier League strugglers Nottingham Forest 3-2 in an exhilarating conflict at Anfield on Saturday to climb to seventh within the desk.

Jota headed within the opener three minutes into the second half following a nook however Forest drew stage when former Liverpool fullback Neco Williams ran on to Morgan Gibbs-White’s go to ship a deflected shot previous Alisson.

Jota restored Liverpool’s lead with a pointy end on the flip within the fifty fifth minute however Liverpool have been pegged again once more when Virgil Van Dijk’s clearing header fell to an unmarked Gibbs-White, who fired an unstoppable shot into the nook.

Liverpool have been again on high three minutes later when Trent Alexander-Arnold picked out Salah with a low free kick and the Egyptian striker held off Remo Freuler earlier than side-footing previous Keylor Navas.

Forest got here agonisingly near snatching a degree when Taiwo Awoniyi despatched an acrobatic effort over the bar and substitute Brennan Johnson hit the crossbar with a fragile chip with Alisson overwhelmed, however Liverpool clung on to take all three factors.

Juergen Klopp’s males moved on to 50 factors, one behind sixth-placed Aston Villa, whereas the defeat noticed Forest drop to second-bottom within the desk.

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