Liverpool player ratings vs Man City: Fabinho gets a 9 and Salah shines as Reds run riot

Liverpool dominated against Manchester City on Sunday afternoon as Jurgen Klopp’s men ran out 3-1 winners.

Goals from Fabinho, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane saw Liverpool extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to eight points.

Bernardo Silva netted late on for Pep Guardiola’s side, however, it was too late for the champions.

City will be fourth in the Premier League heading into the international break.

And Express Sport brings you how Liverpool’s stars got on against their title rivals.

Liverpool player ratings vs Manchester City – Premier League

GK: Alisson – 6

Great distribution and little he could do for Silva’s goal. Breeds confidence in the Liverpool back line.

RB: Trent Alexander-Arnold – 6

Escaped handball in sixth minute and played a brilliant cross field pass in the move for second goal.

Powerful runs forward unsettled City.

CB: Dejan Lovren – 7

Solid shift and made a good diving block to deflect Sterling’s shot over on 53 minutes.

CB: Virgil van Dijk – 8

Typically assured and generally in the right place at the right time.

Powerful in the air and marshalled the rearguard well late on.

LB: Andrew Robertson – 7

Unsettled by Silva early but provided a fantastic assist for Salah goal.

Pinned back by Sterling as the match went on.

CM: Fabinho – 9

Stunning strike for opener and involved in several key moments, with the only blot how he was brushed off by De Bruyne for City’s opener.

CM: Jordan Henderson – 7

Full marks for effort on return from illness and superb run and cross to Mane for third.

Excellent display before subbed on the hour mark.


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