Fulham vs Liverpool: James Milner's goal gives Jurgen Klopp's men the victory

Fulham vs Liverpool: James Milner's goal gives Jurgen Klopp's men the victory

- Fulham vs Liverpool's Premier League tie ended 2-1 in favor of the Reds

- Senegal international Sadio Mane and James Milner scored the two goals for Liverpool

- Liverpool are now topping the Premier League standings with 76 points after 31 games

Liverpool have gone back to the top of the Premier League standings on Sunday, March 17, after beating Fulham 2-1 in what was a tough game for the Reds at the Craven Cottage.

Jurgen Klopp's men went into this game knowing that a win will make them go top and ahead of rivals Manchester City and they did themselves lot of good.

Fulham had the first chance to score in the 6th minute when Michael Seri set up Floyd Ayite, but his shot was well saved by goalkeeper Alisson.

Senegal international Sadio Mane gave Liverpool the lead in the 26th minute after receiving a superb assist from Roberto Firmino.

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The first half ended with Liverpool taking a 1-0 lead into the dressing room at the Craven Cottage.

Fulham came back into the game in the 74th minute when Ryan Babel restored parity to the delight of the home fans.

Liverpool fought back in the last ten minutes of the game as goalkeeper Sergio Rico brought down Sadio Mane in which the referee gave the Reds a penalty.

James Milner then stepped forward to score the penalty in the 81st minute which gave Liverpool the maximum three points

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Source: Yen

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