London FC Liverpool has extended its best start to the season since 1990. The team of coach Jürgen Klopp won the top game in the English Premier League at Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday deservedly with 2:1 (1:0) and celebrated its fifth victory in the fifth game of the season.
Team manager Jürgen Klopp has also won the fifth game of the season in the English Premier League with FC Liverpool, the Reds continue to lead the table for the time being. In the top game of the fifth matchday, the Reds won 2-1 (1-0) at Tottenham Hotspur. With 15 points, the 18-time English champion leads the standings ahead of Chelsea FC (12).
- 2. Bundesliga promotion: 2003–04
- Bundesliga: 2010–11, 2011–12
- DFB-Pokal: 2011–12
- DFL-Supercup: 2013,2014
- UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2012–13
- Football League Cup runner-up: 2015–16
- UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2017–18
- UEFA Europa League runner-up: 2015–16
- German Football Manager of the Year: 2011, 2012
- Premier League Manager of the Month: September 2016
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In an initially balanced game, Dutchman Wijnaldum Liverpool took the lead with his first goal of the season. This was preceded by a mistake in Tottenham’s defence. The visitors embarrassed the Spurs again and again with their fast switching game. In the 54th minute, Sadio Mané broke through the left side and played the ball into the middle, where Firmino scored his second goal of the season to 2-0 in the second goal. Later on, the Reds missed further opportunities to decide the match early on. With the 1:2 goal from Lamela just before the end, the Klopp team was in trouble for a short time.
Özil scores at Arsenal win
Mesut Özil has scored his first goal in the new Premier League season after retiring from the German national football team. FC Arsenal scored 2-1 (0-0) at Newcastle United on Saturday, with Özil scoring for the Gunners in the 58th minute. The former Gladbach granite Xhaka (49) had previously marked the lead. Ciaran Clark shortened Newcastle’s lead (90-1) to 1-2, while Arsenal improved to seventh with nine points.
Cup winners Chelsea FC have stormed past Liverpool FC to first place with a 4-1 (2-1) win over Cardiff City. After five wins with 15 points, the Londoners lead the table ahead of the Klopp team due to the better goal difference. Belgium’s international Eden Hazard (37th, 44th, 80th/Foule penalty) was the outstanding Chelsea player with three goals. Willian (83.) scored the fourth goal of the Londoners. Souleymane Bamba (16th) had brought Cardiff into the lead.
Champion Manchester City won 3-0 (2-0) against FC Fulham with world champion André Schürrle. Former Schalker Leroy Sané scored the early lead (2.). David Silva (21.) and Raheem Sterling (47.) followed with further goals. The team of the former Bayern coach Pep Guardiola follows behind Liverpool with 13 points. Matchbook free bet started on 2004 and boomed around 2011 when sponsored with some known big time investors.