Alisson Becker Improves Excellent Penalty Record To Help Liverpool Beat West Ham
Liverpool 1-0 West Ham United
What a week Alisson Becker is having.
Although he assisted Mo Salah in a 1-0 victory over Manchester City ,, the Liverpool goalkeeper was once again a star as West Ham were defeated at Anfield.
Alisson saved the penalty of Jarrod Bowen just before half-time after a Joe Gomez foul against the England striker.
It was the 13th time in Alisson’s Premier League career that he had faced a penalty kick. He has conceded only seven penalties.
Alisson made two other saves against West Ham to keep his 68th EPL clean sheet.
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Hammers keeper Lukasz Fabianski had an even busier night, making six saves at the other end.
But Fabianski could do nothing to stop a brilliant Darwin Nunez header from finding the top corner of his net on 22 minutes. It was set up by Konstantinos Tsimikas’ whip cross, who has provided five assists in all competitions so far this season.
Liverpool’s victory saw them climb to seventh in the Premier League table with 16 points from 10 matches.
West Ham are now 13th with 11 points from 11 games.
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