Watch: Fabio Carvalho scores Liverpool’s 98th-minute goal as Anfield explodes with joy

01 Sep 2022 | 08:32 | Football

Fabio Carvalho scores Liverpool’s winning goal against Newcastle United© AFP

Liverpool clinched two consecutive Premier League wins as they beat Newcastle United 2-1 at the hime with Fabio Carvalho scored almost the last starting kick of the game. Liverpool are known to be late scorers but this is even later than by their standards Fabio CarvalhoThe goal in the 98th minute saw off Newcastle. Away striker Alexander Isak rocked Liverpool in the 38th minute of his debut after a £60m move from Real Sociedad, scoring with a placid finish from a Sean Longstaff cross.

But, building on the momentum from Saturday’s 9-0 win over Bournemouth – equaling the record for the heaviest Premier League win – Liverpool equalized when Roberto Firmino pokes slit Mohamed Salah61st minute of the match.

And, well past the initial five minutes of stoppage time, Carvalho – the day after his 20th birthday – sent home a frenzy of celebration.

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Watch: Fabio Carvalho’s 98th minute goal vs Newcastle

“The perfect moment to win because it was a tough game. What a wonderful goal from the birthday kid. It was so great. We will remember it for many years,” the coach said. Liverpool, says Jurgen Klopp.

(With AFP input)

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