Two goals from Alexander Mitrovic were canceled out by strikes from Darwin Nunez and Mohamed Salah as newly promoted Fulham held Liverpool to a 2-2 draw in Saturday’s Premier League season opener at Craven Cottage. I was.
In the 32nd minute, the home side broke down the right side to take the lead. Kenny Tete’s cross was met by Mitrovic with a head, then past Trent Alexander-Arnold at the far post.
Last season’s runners-up Liverpool struggled with Fulham’s physicality, but Nunez’s introduction in the second half turned the tide and leveled with a stunning flick just after the hour mark.
After half-time, Fulham were quickly back in front despite being largely unthreatened. Mitrovic scored his 43 goals in his 44 appearances in the championship last season but was tripped in the box by Virgil his fans his dyke and the striker stepped home with his kick. Make it 2-1.
However, Liverpool refused to surrender and Salah leveled them again by stabbing home from close range. Jordan Henderson nearly scored all three points with an injury-time strike, but his shot bounced off the crossbar.
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