Semi Ajayi scored a dramatic late equaliser towards leaders Liverpool to earn suffering West Brom their first level since Sam Allardyce took fee.
Jurgen Klopp’s aspect gave the impression to be going 5 issues transparent on the most sensible of the desk when Sadio Mane chested down Joel Matip’s lengthy ball ahead and hearth previous Sam Johnstone.
Liverpool ruled for lengthy sessions with out including to their lead however the Baggies stepped forward after the damage and equalised within the 83rd minute.
Ajayi leapt prime above the house defence to ship a header in off the publish to spark jubilant celebrations from the away group at Anfield.
West Brom keeper Johnstone made a excellent save to disclaim Roberto Firmino a winner.
Reds annoyed by way of Baggies
There used to be a deep sense of frustration at full-time from Liverpool’s gamers when they dropped issues at Anfield for the primary time this season.
Klopp walked to the Kop to recognize the two,000 fanatics allowed into the bottom as the house group headed for the dressing room realizing they’d let two issues slip.
It has been a huge 2020 with the Reds finishing a 30-year look forward to a primary identify, however this used to be now not the outcome they sought after of their ultimate house recreation of 2020.
Klopp’s aspect ruled the primary half of, taking part in 84% ownership, however have been not able so as to add to a luxurious end by way of Senegal ahead Mane.
Their dominance used to be highlighted by way of captain Jordan Henderson, who finished 39 extra passes (85) than West Brom as a group (46) ahead of half-time.
But the guests have been livelier after the damage and, after Liverpool misplaced defender Joel Matip to damage, the hosts allowed West Brom some way again.
Alisson did neatly to stay out Karlan Grant after the ahead had were given the easier of Rhys Williams ahead of Ajayi’s equaliser.
Johnstone’s save to stay out Firmino proper on the finish handiest added to Liverpool’s frustration, their lead on the most sensible now 3 issues.
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- 32MatipSubstituted forR Williamsat 60′mins
- 17JonesSubstituted forOxlade-Chamberlainat 83′mins
- 9FirminoSubstituted forOrigiat 90′mins
- 46R Williams
- 76N Williams
- 27O’SheaBooked at 56minutes
- 7RobinsonSubstituted forCosta Pereiraat 73′mins
- 18GallagherSubstituted forIvanovicat 90+1′mins
- 29GrantSubstituted forAustinat 78′mins
- 12Costa Pereira
- Kevin Friend
Match ends, Liverpool 1, West Bromwich Albion 1.
Second Half ends, Liverpool 1, West Bromwich Albion 1.
Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by way of Grady Diangana.
Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by way of Matt Phillips.
Offside, West Bromwich Albion. Grady Diangana tries a thru ball, however Matheus Pereira is stuck offside.
Substitution, West Bromwich Albion. Branislav Ivanovic replaces Conor Gallagher.
Attempt ignored. Rhys Williams (Liverpool) header from the centre of the field is just too prime. Assisted by way of Trent Alexander-Arnold with a move following a nook.
Substitution, Liverpool. Divock Origi replaces Roberto Firmino.
Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by way of Sam Johnstone.
Attempt stored. Roberto Firmino (Liverpool) header from the centre of the field is stored within the backside proper nook. Assisted by way of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Offside, West Bromwich Albion. Romaine Sawyers tries a thru ball, however Matheus Pereira is stuck offside.
Attempt blocked. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Liverpool) proper footed shot from outdoor the field is blocked. Assisted by way of Sadio Mané.
Attempt ignored. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Liverpool) proper footed shot from outdoor the field is prime and huge to the precise following a nook.
Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by way of Matheus Pereira.
Substitution, Liverpool. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain replaces Curtis Jones.
Goal! Liverpool 1, West Bromwich Albion 1. Semi Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion) header from the centre of the field to the ground left nook. Assisted by way of Matheus Pereira with a move following a nook.
Corner, West Bromwich Albion. Conceded by way of Rhys Williams.
Corner, West Bromwich Albion. Conceded by way of Andrew Robertson.
Substitution, West Bromwich Albion. Charlie Austin replaces Karlan Grant.
Attempt ignored. Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) proper footed shot from outdoor the field is just a little too prime from a right away unfastened kick.