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Liverpool at top of PL table after beating Wolves

Liverpool claimed a dramatic 3-1 comeback victory over Wolves, securing the top spot in the Premier League in the process.

The match at Molineux saw Liverpool trailing 1-0 after an early goal by Wolves’ Hwang Hee-Chan. Wolves dominated the first half, and only a missed opportunity by Matheus Cunha prevented them from extending their lead.

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Liverpool’s performance improved in the second half, with Cody Gakpo scoring the equalizer. The Reds then secured the win with a late own goal by Hugo Bueno, sealing their third comeback victory of the season.

Manager Jurgen Klopp had expressed frustration with the fixture schedule before the early kick-off, and his mood didn’t improve when Wolves took an early lead.

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Wolves played aggressively, and Liverpool struggled to find their rhythm, with Mohamed Salah and Diego Jota missing opportunities.

Wolves had a chance to double their lead but missed a golden opportunity when Cunha mistimed his header from close range.

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Liverpool had a brief resurgence before halftime, with Jose Sa making a save from Salah’s shot.

In the second half, Klopp introduced Luis Diaz, who played a role in Liverpool’s equalizing goal, with Gakpo tapping in a low cross from Salah.

Wolves found themselves on the defensive as Liverpool pushed for the win, with Max Kilman making a crucial block to deny Darwin Nunez a late goal.

Ultimately, Liverpool’s late show secured them the victory and the top spot in the Premier League.

Yet the Reds struck with four minutes left after Sa gifted them a second.

The goalkeeper’s poor clearance was collected by Robertson mid-way inside the Wolves half. He advanced to dart into the area, swapped passes with Salah and finish under Sa.

There was still time for a third in stoppage time when Elliott’s 20-yard drive clipped Bueno to wrongfoot Sa and roll in off the post.

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