Last night on the closing moments of the 36th gameweek of the Premier League, Alisson Becker made history when he scored a last minute winner for the defending Premier League Champions Liverpool.
This is first time in Liverpool’s 129 years’ history that a goalkeeper scored a goal for the side. And this was just not any other goal, it was a winning header from a corner kick. Alisson was literally in tears after scoring the goal.
Liverpool Keeper Alisson Made History Last Night
As mentioned, before nobody in the history in the Liverpool football club, a goalkeeper has scored any goal. This is also the first time in Premier League history as well that a goalkeeper scored a header. Of course there are instances like the Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard scoring against Bolton Wanderers, but none of them were headers like the one of Alisson Becker.
Liverpool had to win this game in order to keep their top four hopes alive. The opponent West Brom should not have been this difficult as the side has already been relegated. But it was a very difficult game for Liverpool as they almost dropped to points.
After missing chances after chances, Liverpool won a corner at the last minute of the added time. Liverpool’s goalkeeper coach John Achterberg told where Brazilian goalkeeper to stand up and get inside the opponent penalty area. And then, 28 year old did the unthinkable; he scored the goal that led Liverpool to their much wanted victory.
The top four Race for Liverpool is very much alive right now. If they win their remaining two fixture, they would seal their position into the top four. Unless Leicester City lose their next match against Chelsea and win their next match against Tottenham Hotspurs with a huge margin.
But the top 4 position for Liverpool should not be very difficult to achieve if they win their remaining two fixtures and it should not be very difficult because they have easiest fixture of the three sides. But Liverpool have a terrible history of dropping points against easier teams in past, so nothing could be said right now. So nothing can be confirmed by n