Arnold scores first Champions League goal of the season Liverpool beat Rangers 2-0

2022-10-05 08:29

Arnold scores first Champions League goal of the season Liverpool beat Rangers 2-0


The 2022/23 UEFA Champions League Group A staged one of the focus battles. Liverpool, sitting at Anfield Stadium, finally defeated the Glasgow Rangers 2-0 with goals contributed by Arnold and Salah.


Liverpool entered the rhythm of the game only 3 minutes into the game. After Jota tried to break through and was blocked, Nunez shot hard in the penalty area and was saved by Rangers goalkeeper McGregor.


In the 7th minute, Arnold hit a free kick at the top of the penalty area, helping Liverpool lead 1-0.


In addition, Arnold also scored his first goal in the Champions League this season, and accumulated two goals in various important competitions.


In the 15th minute of the battle, after Nunez made the ball, "Prince of Egypt" Salah cut into the penalty area from the right and shot was saved by the Glasgow Rangers goalkeeper. In the 19th minute, Tafnell hit the wall with a free kick on the left side of the top of the penalty area, and then Kent's supplementary shot also went above the goal post.


In the 35th minute, Tsimikas passed the ball, and Diaz made a low shot in the penalty area and was confiscated by the opponent's goalkeeper. In the 41st minute, Salah sent a through ball, and Nunez in the penalty area tried to attack the goal but was saved by the goalkeeper.


In the 49th minute of the second half, Diaz passed the ball, and Tsimikas in the penalty area was blocked by the opponent's defender. In the 53rd minute, Diaz was knocked to the ground by the opponent's player Leon King when he tried to break through in the penalty area. The referee on duty directly awarded a 12-yard free throw, and then Salah scored a free throw to help Liverpool win 2-0 Continue to lead Glasgow Rangers.


Salah scores 35 Champions League goals with Liverpool


It is worth mentioning that Salah has scored in two consecutive Champions League matches, and the number of Champions League goals in Liverpool's career has also reached 35.


In the 59th minute, the Glasgow Rangers tried to create a crisis in the backcourt and were cleared. Then, after Jota shot hard in the penalty area and was held up by the goalkeeper, Liverpool took a left corner kick. Matip ferryed it with a header, and Salah in the penalty area In the 68th minute, Diaz shot from the far corner of the penalty area but missed.


In the 84th minute, Tsimikas made a cross from the left corner, and Matip headed the goal but missed the post. In stoppage time, Elliott passed the ball, and Salah in the penalty area tried to create a threat and was resolved by the goalkeeper in time. In the end, Liverpool still defeated Glasgow Rangers 2-0 and achieved a winning streak.


Liverpool are currently second in the group standings with 6 points, while Glasgow Rangers, who have suffered a 3-game losing streak, are last.