Brentford has again stunted against a big side in England, giving Liverpool another blow in the battle for the top four. A chaotic game in the south of England ended in a 3-1 victory for The Bees. Altough, when a team keeps beating top teams, is it still a stunt? Liverpool still had to do without Cody Gakpo against giant killer Brentford, who is awaiting his work permit. Brentford has already beaten Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur this season. Nevertheless, the visitors started the game strongly. Virgil van Dijk and Darwin Núñez had great chances, but they were both destroyed.
Yoane Wissa does it for Brentford
Not much later it was hit on the other side. From a corner the ball fell into the goal: 1-0. In the end, Liverpool defender Ibrahim Konaté was the unlucky one who was credited with the goal. Then a chaotic phase began. First, Ajax target David Raya made a great save, while Brentford then scored twice more from a corner kick. However, those hits were disallowed. Just before half-time, however, the home team could still cheer: after a smooth attack, Yoane Wissa got the ball just behind Alisson Becker. That made it 2-0 at halftime. After the break, Virgil van Dijk no longer appeared on the field at Liverpool. He was victimized by manager
Quick start from second half
Jürgen Klopp. Liverpool quickly made the connection goal in the second half through Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. At this moment many free bets went in on Liverpool to win it in the end. The Reds then went in search of the equalizer en masse. Brentford was under pressure for a long time, but managed to decide the game through a breakout. Bryan Mbeumo made the switch 3-1. Brentford therefore settles again with a superpower in England. The team is now seventh. Concerns are mounting for Liverpool. Number four Manchester United has four points more and played one game less. This was a game for the neutrals. A match with 4 goals and 3 goals disallowed.