Liverpool 2-2 Wolves live: Totti is denied a late winner by VAR as the visitors take replays in FA Cup third-round thriller, with Darwin Nunez and Mo Salah on the scoresheet for the Reds after an Alisson blunder
Liverpool and Wolves played out an FA Cup third round thriller at Anfield, with four goals each as the Premier League rivals drew 2-2 in an engrossing and thrilling encounter.
After a slow start at Anfield, Goncalo Guedes got the visitors off to a flying start, but was gifted his own goal after a howler from Alisson, who fired straight inside the box to tap the ball home. Sent to the Portuguese forward.
But Liverpool managed to equalize on the stroke of half-time, Trent Alexander-Arnold sending a superb cross into the box for Darwin Nunez to charge first down the left.
Cody Gakpo then provided another superb assist for Mohamed Salah to put the Reds in front in the 51st minute, the Egyptian finishing into the left side of the net after bringing it down well inside the box.
But in the 66th minute, substitute Matheus Cunha and Hwang Hee-chan combined well at the near post in the Liverpool box, the Korean again converting the Brazilian’s cross with a useful mistake from Alisson, who mistimed the shot. read.
Alisson’s howler allowed Goncalo Guedes to open the scoring for Wolves, who progressed in the game after a poor start at Anfield.
Geddes was left with the goal at his mercy, and obliged by tapping home into the open net in the 26th minute as Wolves took the lead
Darwin Nuñez equalized for the Reds on the stroke of half-time with a superb finish into the bottom left corner
Mohamed Salah then gave the hosts the lead through Cody Gakpo, who brought him down and finished well inside the box.
Wolves substitute Mathias Cunha (left) and Hwang Hee-chan combined well to draw the visitors level again in the 66th minute.
Match Facts & Player Ratings
Liverpool (4-3-3): Alisson; Alexander-Arnold (Gomez 84′), Matip, Konate, Robertson; Henderson (Keita 68′), Fabinho (Elliott 74′), Thiago; Salah (Doak 84′), Nunez, Gakpo (Oxlade-Chamberlain 84′)
Subs not used: Tsimikas, Carvalho, Phillips, Kelleher
Scorers: Nunez 45′, Salah 51′
Manager: Jurgen Klopp
Wolves (4-4-2): Serkik; Lambikisa (Semedo 68′), Collins, Gomes, Otto; Traore, Neves (Nunes 62′), Hodge, Ait-Nouri (Bueno 72′); Jimenez (Cunha 62′); Geddes (Hwang 62′)
Sub not used: Sá, Mosquera, Kilman, Ronan
Scorers: Geddes 26′, Hwang 66′
Booked by: Otto, Lopetegui
Manager: Julen Lopetegui
Referee: Andy Madley
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