Liverpool secured a 1-0 victory away from home against Sunderland in the Premier League this evening thanks to a single strike from Christian Benteke.
The Liverpool hitman found the back of the net 23 seconds into the second half to secure the points.
Back-to-back wins for the Reds sees Jürgen Klopp’s side climb up 3 places into 7th, level with Manchester United and just 5 points behind Tottenham who are in 4th.
Below is a selection of match reports from the mainstream media that will give you an idea of how things panned out if you were unable to watch the game.
- Daily Mail
- ITV Sport (Press Association)
- Official Liverpool FC
- Official Sunderland
- Sky Sports
- The Guardian
MAN OF THE MATCH
Christian Benteke (Sky Sports)
“Three points, really hard work. This time of the year is really intense, the players have to fight really hard with games every few days. It is not the best we can do, we know this, but we had to fight. We knew about Sunderland’s situation. Everyone wants to end the year positively, we can and Sunderland can’t but we take these points, go home, sleep two times and onto the next game. Football is a lot of things. You have to develop your style but at the end you need results. It is a good day,” – Jürgen Klopp, Liverpool FC manager
“We have to face the facts: for all our hard work we didn’t really produce enough quality,” – Sam Allardyce, Sunderland AFC manager
Post-match interviews from Christian Benteke, Adam Lallana and Jürgen Klopp are available on the members’ website.
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