Tottenham 1-2 Liverpool: Salah nets brace as the Reds pick up first away league win of season

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Mohamed Salah scored twice to help Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in the Premier League on Sunday evening.

Tottenham boss Antonio Conte switched formation for the visit of Jurgen Klopp’s side with Ivan Perisic used up front alongside Harry Kane in a 3-5-2 formation.

Emerson Royal and Yves Bissouma were recalled in place of Lucas Moura and Son Heung-min, who was out with a fracture around his eye.

Dejan Kulusevski was in the squad for the first time since September 17 following a hamstring injury.

Liverpool were without James Milner due to concussion protocols and Jurgen Klopp made three changes after the midweek victory over Napoli.

Andrew Robertson, Harvey Elliott and Darwin Nunez earned starts with Kostas Tsimikas and Curtis Jones dropping to the bench.

Liverpool took the lead in the 11th minute.

Nunez controlled Robertson’s pass and teed up Mohamed Salah, who fired into the bottom corner to make it 1-0.

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Salah doubled his and Liverpool’s tally in the 40th minute.

Eric Dier mistimed his header from Alisson Becker’s clearance and Salah ran through on goal against Hugo Lloris before he lobbed over the Spurs goalkeeper.

Kane rifled home in the 70th minute to give Tottenham hope.

Kulusevski had been introduced a minute earlier and passed into Kane, who fired into the bottom corner.

Spurs kept the pressure on but were unable to find an equaliser.

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