Swansea Ended Liverpool’s 18 Game Unbeaten Run

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Premier League bottom side Swansea welcomed inform Liverpool to the liberty Stadium on Monday night.

The Reds were on the 18 match unbeaten run in all competitions, which included a 5-0 win over the Swans at Anfield on Boxing Day.

On his Premier league debut for the Reds Virgil van Dijk was close to opening the deadlock, his header from the corner kick went just wide. Virgil van Dijk then gaMawsonve the ball over the Swansea defence for Mohamed Salah as he was straight onside but the Egyptian couldn’t keep his shot down.

Reds kept on pushing however it was Swansea to grab the lead 5 minutes before the break, out of nothing as Virgil van Dijk attempted to clear the corner but his effort bounced on Mawson and he wheeled to shoot past Liverpool keeper Loris Karius.

In the second half Salah went closer with the free kick lifting it over Swansea’s wall and Fabianski had fingertips to deny the Liverpool man in the 61st minute. In the 77th minute the ball fell for Danny Ings in the penalty area and his shot was well executed by Lukasz Fabianski in the post.

Salah then fired wide in injury added time as the visitors continued to press to find the equalizer. They went organising close to the 94th minute Roberto Firmino’s header struck the framework of Swansea’s goal keeper. Despite Liverpool later pressure Swansea help on for a 1-0 win.