Mohamed Salah has scored his 100th Premier League aim as Liverpool roared to a 3-0 win at Leeds to climb level on points on the tip alongside Manchester United and Chelsea.
Yet their victory came at a fee at Elland Dual carriageway on Sunday, with a extreme injury to Reds’ baby Harvey Elliott.
Salah grew to develop into home Trent Alexander-Arnold’s trademark low awful in a one-sided first half of, Fabinho struck 5 minutes into the second and Sadio Mane added a deserved late third to elongate Liverpool’s unbeaten begin.
Jurgen Klopp’s facet cruised to their fifth straight league win on the avenue and are now undefeated in 14 league games in full stretching aid to remaining season.
The residence facet played the final half of an hour with 10 males after replace Pascal Struijk became as soon as sent off for his distress on Elliott, who obtained prolonged medicine ahead of being taken off on a stretcher.
Elliott, 18, posted a image of himself with thumbs up on Instagram ahead of beefy-time, writing: “Thank you for the messages guys! Dual carriageway to recovery. YNWA.”
Leeds, roared on by an expectant beefy residence, played their fraction in a pulsating bump into, nonetheless could well enjoy lost by a bigger margin as the visitors left out a hatful of probabilities.
Salah became as soon as on the coronary heart of everything and Leeds summer signing Junior Firpo will keep in mind his second league begin for them for all the miserable reasons as the Egyptian led him a merry dance.
There became as soon as an air of inevitability when Salah facet-footed Liverpool into a 19th-minute lead to develop into the fifth-quickest participant to be triumphant in the landmark of 100 goals in his 162nd look.
Liverpool doubled their lead in the 50th minute. Alexander-Arnold’s nook became as soon as headed in direction of aim by Van Dijk and, after Leeds didn’t definite, Fabinho shot thru Ayling’s legs and previous Meslier.
Leeds replace Tyler Roberts headed straight at Alisson after which fired extensive as the residence facet rallied, nonetheless all hopes of a fightback enjoy been extinguished by Struijk’s straight pink card in the 60th minute.
Struijk and Elliott collided in a beefy-blooded distress and the Liverpool midfielder became as soon as left in agony. He became as soon as handled at length on the pitch ahead of being carried off.
Patrick Bamford lifted the residence fans with a sparkling 50-yard effort that had Alisson scrambling to push over.
But Leeds conceded a third when Mane grew to develop into on to Fabinho’s ball inside and drove home a low finish in the closing levels.
Marcelo Bielsa’s facet, fourth from bottom, enjoy lost their first four league games on the begin of a season for the principle time since 1958-9.