The Reds cannot take anything from the Brentford vs Liverpool match. In the 18th match week of the Premier League 2022-2023 season, Brentford made an extraordinary surprise. They successfully beat Liverpool with a score of 3-1.
The Brentford vs Liverpool match took place at the Gtech Community Stadium, Tuesday (3/3/2023), early morning WIB. Every one of Brentford’s three winning goals came from a different player. One of them is the death of Ibrahima Konate due to suicide, Yoane Wissa and Bryan Mbeumo. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s goal for Liverpool helped narrow the scoring difference between the teams.
As a direct result of these results, Brentford now has the opportunity to move up one rank in the standings. Currently Brentford has a total of 26 points. They are only two points behind Liverpool who are currently in sixth place in the league standings.
As soon as the fighting started, Brentford attempted to project an image of aggression. During this time, Liverpool also had a number of good opportunities to score goals.
In the 19th minute of play, Brentford was finally able to start the scoring. A corner kick makes the ball go into the goal after hitting Ibrahima Konate. Wissa’s contribution to the game in the 39th minute resulted in another goal for Brentford. The goal was declared illegal by the video assistant referee.
After leaving the locker room, Darwin Nunez had scored a goal against David Raya before he could re-enter. However, VAR annulled the goal because the Uruguay striker was offside.
0 – Brentford have never lost a Premier League game in which they’ve opened the scoring (W15 D4). Grit. pic.twitter.com/eQQAPRi4Ot
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 2, 2023
Following Oxlade Chamberlain’s goal in the 50th minute, Liverpool were finally able to reduce the gap between themselves and their opponents. Raya is unlikely to prevent Trent Alexander-Arnold from getting an assist with his header.
Liverpool are now controlling the momentum to catch up. Unfortunately, the series of opportunities did not result in goals that could make the score even.
Mbeumo’s goal in the 84th minute put Liverpool in a deeper hole. Because they were unable to equalize with their opponents. The final score of this match was 3-1, with Brentford coming out on top to claim victory.
Brentford vs Liverpool line-ups
-Mathias Jensen (10-Josh Dasilva 74′),
27-Vitaly Janelt (14-Saman Ghoddos 87′),
19-Bryan Mbeumo (7-Sergi Canos 88′),
11-Yoane Wissa (23-Keane Lewis-Potter 74′)
Subs: 22-Thomas Strakosha, 7-Sergi Canos, 10-Josh Dasilva, 14-Saman Ghoddos, 23-Keane Lewis-Potter, 24-Mikkel Damsgaard, 29-Mads Bech Sorensen, 23-Tristan Cama, 35-Ryan Trevitt
Coach: Thomas Frank
4-Virgil van Dijk46′ (32-Joel Matip),
21-Kostas Tsimikas (26-Andy Robertson 46′);
19-Harvey Elliott (8-Naby Keit 46′),
15-Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (17-Curtis Jones 83′)
Subs: 62-Caoimhin Kelleher, 2-Joe Gomez, 8-Naby Keita, 17-Curtis Jones, 26-Andy Robertson, 28-Fabio Carvalho, 32-Joel Matip, 43-Stefan Bajcetic, 47-Nathaniel Phillips
Coach: Jurgen Klopp