Liverpool conceded a purpose from a penalty within the third minute of stoppage time to attract 1-1 at Brighton within the Premier League on Saturday.
Diogo Jota’s eighth purpose in his final eight video games for Liverpool regarded like it might be main the champions to victory on the Amex Stadium, just for Andrew Robertson to kick the outstretched foot of Brighton ahead Danny Welbeck seconds into added-on time.
The penalty was awarded solely after the referee checked the incident on the pitchside monitor and Pascal Gross transformed Brighton’s second spot kick of the sport, after one was missed by Neal Maupay within the first half.
Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp confirmed his disgust on the determination by sarcastically applauding the assistant referee after Gross scored. Klopp then spoke to officers coming off the sector after the sport.
On a day when Liverpool misplaced one other participant — James Milner — to harm, Jota continued the good begin to his profession on the membership since his transfer from Wolverhampton by taking over a brief cross from Mohamed Salah, slicing throughout the world and taking pictures low into the nook within the sixtieth minute.
The draw ensured Liverpool will end Saturday again on high of the standings, with Tottenham in a position to reclaim first place by avoiding defeat at Chelsea on Sunday.
Liverpool had two objectives disallowed by VAR, a first-half effort by Salah after he was performed by means of by Roberto Firmino — the replay put the Egypt ahead millimeters offside — and a header by substitute Sadio Mane that proved to be a a lot clearer offside.
Brighton may have its personal regrets, with Maupay lacking a penalty within the twentieth minute earlier than going off with a suspected hamstring harm moments later. Milner and Adam Lallana — a former Liverpool participant now at Brighton — additionally went off injured, including to the growing variety of muscle issues being picked up in a packed schedule.
Klopp ended up enjoying three gamers at proper again within the match. Neco Williams, who gave away the penalty for a foul on Aaron Connolly, began there however was substituted at halftime and changed within the full-back position by Milner.
Milner’s harm meant Curtis Jones got here on to play there for the ultimate minutes.