Selhurst Park, London – Liverpool orchestrated a dramatic comeback in a thrilling English Premier League encounter against Crystal Palace, securing a 2-1 victory at Selhurst Park.
The match was marked by the sending-off of Ghanaian forward Jordan Ayew, adding to the intensity of the clash.
The turning point occurred in the 74th minute when Ayew received his second yellow card for a foul on Harvey Elliott during a counter-attack.
At that moment, Crystal Palace held a narrow 1-0 lead, courtesy of a Mateta penalty.
Liverpool capitalized on Ayew's expulsion, levelling the score just 98 seconds later. Cody Gakpo's cross initiated chaos in the penalty area, leading to a fortuitous ball drop for Mohamed Salah.
The prolific forward struck a deflected shot, marking his 200th goal in a Liverpool shirt and his 150th in the Premier League, securing his place among the top 10 goalscorers alongside Michael Owen.
In the dying moments of the match, during the 10 minutes of added time, Harvey Elliott sealed the Reds' victory.
Salah, exhibiting his playmaking prowess, set up the substitute who unleashed a powerful shot, beating substitute goalkeeper Remi Matthews.
The result propelled Liverpool to the top of the Premier League table, showcasing their resilience as they clinched their fifth comeback victory of the season.
The win also extended Liverpool's unbeaten streak against Crystal Palace to 13 Premier League games.