English Premier League

Brentford vs Liverpool, 2023-24 English Premier League

· English Premier League
  • 75': Ivan Toney
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  • 35': Darwin Núñez
  • 55': Alexis Mac Allister
  • 68': Mohamed Salah
  • 86': Cody Gakpo

Liverpool ease to 4-1 win over Brentford to maintain title charge

Mohamed Salah scored and provided an assist on his return from injury as Liverpool kept their foot on the throttle in the Premier League title race with a 4-1 win at Brentford on Saturday.

Match Timeline

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 4': Attempt missed. Vitaly Janelt (Brentford) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Christian Nørgaard.
  • 6': Offside, Brentford. Sergio Reguilón is caught offside.
  • 10': Attempt saved. Conor Bradley (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Luis Díaz.
  • 10': Attempt saved. Diogo Jota (Liverpool) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.
  • 10': Foul by Luis Díaz (Liverpool).
  • 10': Nathan Collins (Brentford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 12': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Kristoffer Ajer.
  • 13': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Ben Mee.
  • 14': Foul by Diogo Jota (Liverpool).
  • 14': Mathias Jensen (Brentford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 15': Attempt missed. Ivan Toney (Brentford) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Neal Maupay with a through ball.
  • 16': Foul by Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool).
  • 16': Ivan Toney (Brentford) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 16': Foul by Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool).
  • 16': Ivan Toney (Brentford) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 18': Attempt saved. Ivan Toney (Brentford) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
  • 20': Attempt saved. Ivan Toney (Brentford) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Neal Maupay.
  • 21': Attempt saved. Diogo Jota (Liverpool) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Andy Robertson with a cross.
  • 21': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Mark Flekken.
  • 22': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Ben Mee.
  • 23': Attempt missed. Wataru Endo (Liverpool) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Luis Díaz following a corner.
  • 23': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Ben Mee.
  • 24': Foul by Conor Bradley (Liverpool).
  • 24': Sergio Reguilón (Brentford) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 28': Attempt missed. Ivan Toney (Brentford) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Mathias Jensen.
  • 29': Foul by Luis Díaz (Liverpool).
  • 29': Nathan Collins (Brentford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 29': Attempt missed. Christian Nørgaard (Brentford) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Mathias Jensen.
  • 29': Delay in match because of an injury Curtis Jones (Liverpool).
  • 32': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 34': Foul by Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool).
  • 34': Vitaly Janelt (Brentford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 34': Substitution, Liverpool. Ryan Gravenberch replaces Curtis Jones because of an injury.
  • 34': Attempt blocked. Nathan Collins (Brentford) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 35': Goal! Brentford 0, Liverpool 1. Darwin Núñez (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Diogo Jota with a headed pass following a fast break.
  • 36': Attempt saved. Neal Maupay (Brentford) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Christian Nørgaard.
  • 41': Delay in match because of an injury Diogo Jota (Liverpool).
  • 44': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 44': Substitution, Liverpool. Mohamed Salah replaces Diogo Jota because of an injury.
  • 45': Conor Bradley (Liverpool) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 45': Foul by Sergio Reguilón (Brentford).
  • 45': Sergio Reguilón (Brentford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45'+1': Foul by Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool).
  • 45'+1': Ivan Toney (Brentford) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 45'+4': Foul by Ibrahima Konaté (Liverpool).
  • 45'+4': Neal Maupay (Brentford) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 45'+8': First Half ends, Brentford 0, Liverpool 1.
  • 45': Second Half begins Brentford 0, Liverpool 1.
  • 45': Substitution, Liverpool. Cody Gakpo replaces Darwin Núñez because of an injury.
  • 46': Delay in match because of an injury Ivan Toney (Brentford).
  • 47': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 50': Attempt missed. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 51': Attempt missed. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Virgil van Dijk with a headed pass.
  • 54': Ben Mee (Brentford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 54': Foul by Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool).
  • 55': Goal! Brentford 0, Liverpool 2. Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Mohamed Salah.
  • 57': Attempt missed. Mathias Jensen (Brentford) right footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the left. Assisted by Christian Nørgaard following a fast break.
  • 57': Foul by Luis Díaz (Liverpool).
  • 57': Nathan Collins (Brentford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 58': Offside, Brentford. Neal Maupay is caught offside.
  • 60': Attempt missed. Conor Bradley (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 63': Substitution, Brentford. Frank Onyeka replaces Christian Nørgaard.
  • 63': Substitution, Brentford. Yoane Wissa replaces Neal Maupay.
  • 63': Substitution, Brentford. Keane Lewis-Potter replaces Mads Roerslev.
  • 64': Foul by Wataru Endo (Liverpool).
  • 64': Yoane Wissa (Brentford) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 66': Attempt blocked. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 67': Attempt blocked. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Mohamed Salah.
  • 67': Foul by Wataru Endo (Liverpool).
  • 67': Yoane Wissa (Brentford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 67': Wataru Endo (Liverpool) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 67': Foul by Keane Lewis-Potter (Brentford).
  • 67': Wataru Endo (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 68': Goal! Brentford 0, Liverpool 3. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Cody Gakpo with a headed pass.
  • 70': Offside, Liverpool. Luis Díaz is caught offside.
  • 72': Foul by Frank Onyeka (Brentford).
  • 72': Wataru Endo (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 72': Frank Onyeka (Brentford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 73': Offside, Liverpool. Cody Gakpo is caught offside.
  • 74': Substitution, Brentford. Mikkel Damsgaard replaces Mathias Jensen.
  • 75': Attempt saved. Sergio Reguilón (Brentford) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Yoane Wissa.
  • 75': Goal! Brentford 1, Liverpool 3. Ivan Toney (Brentford) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.
  • 76': Foul by Ryan Gravenberch (Liverpool).
  • 76': Frank Onyeka (Brentford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 79': Foul by Cody Gakpo (Liverpool).
  • 79': Frank Onyeka (Brentford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 83': Substitution, Liverpool. Harvey Elliott replaces Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 83': Substitution, Liverpool. Joe Gomez replaces Conor Bradley.
  • 85': Substitution, Brentford. Saman Ghoddos replaces Sergio Reguilón.
  • 86': Goal! Brentford 1, Liverpool 4. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Luis Díaz.
  • 87': Foul by Ibrahima Konaté (Liverpool).
  • 87': Ivan Toney (Brentford) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 88': Attempt missed. Ivan Toney (Brentford) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner from a direct free kick.
  • 90': Foul by Kristoffer Ajer (Brentford).
  • 90': Luis Díaz (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 90'+1': Attempt saved. Harvey Elliott (Liverpool) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
  • 90'+1': Foul by Luis Díaz (Liverpool).
  • 90'+1': Yoane Wissa (Brentford) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 90'+2': Attempt saved. Ivan Toney (Brentford) with an attempt from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mikkel Damsgaard with a cross.
  • 90'+2': Attempt missed. Ben Mee (Brentford) left footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.
  • 90'+2': Foul by Cody Gakpo (Liverpool).
  • 90'+2': Saman Ghoddos (Brentford) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 90'+3': Attempt blocked. Ivan Toney (Brentford) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 90'+3': Corner, Brentford. Conceded by Cody Gakpo.
  • 90'+3': Offside, Brentford. Yoane Wissa is caught offside.
  • 90'+6': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Nathan Collins.
  • 90'+7': Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box. Assisted by Andy Robertson with a cross following a corner.
  • 90'+8': Second Half ends, Brentford 1, Liverpool 4.
  • 0': Match ends, Brentford 1, Liverpool 4.

Statistics

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18 Fouls 4
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 3
6 Corner Kicks 1
5 Saves 4
63 Possession 37
15 SHOTS 15
8 ON GOAL 6
0.5 On Target % 0.4
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
508 Accurate Passes 247
614 Passes 357
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.7
5 Accurate Crosses 3
16 Crosses 11
0.3 Cross % 0.3
58 Long Balls 62
18 Accurate Long Balls 24
0.3 Long Balls % 0.4
2 Blocked Shots 2
10 Effective Tackles 6
12 Tackles 16
0.8 Tackle % 0.4
8 Interceptions 13
17 Effective Clearances 21
17 Clearances 21

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: Gtech Community Stadium
Location: Brentford, England
Attendance: 17,193

Premier League Table

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Arsenal 0 0 0
2 Aston Villa 0 0 0
3 AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0
4 Brentford 0 0 0
Full Table

Line-Ups

BRE Brentford (3-5-2)

No. Name
1 Mark Flekken (GK)
20 Kristoffer Ajer
16 Ben Mee
22 Nathan Collins
27 Vitaly Janelt
8 Mathias Jensen
6 Christian Nørgaard
12 Sergio Reguilón Yellow Card
30 Mads Roerslev
7 Neal Maupay
17 Ivan Toney

LIV Liverpool (4-3-3)

No. Name
62 Caoimhín Kelleher (GK)
4 Virgil van Dijk
5 Ibrahima Konaté
26 Andrew Robertson
84 Conor Bradley
3 Wataru Endo Yellow Card
17 Curtis Jones
10 Alexis Mac Allister
9 Darwin Núñez
7 Luis Díaz
20 Diogo Jota

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