Liverpool Falls To Bournemouth In Premier League On Ryan Fraser-Led Comeback


Liverpool was beaten for only the second time in the Premier League this season, as a Bournemouth comeback inflicted a 4-3 defeat on Sunday afternoon at Vitality Stadium.

First-half strikes from Sadio Mane and Divock Origi gave Jurgen Klopp’s side control of the game at the break, but the hosts fought back after the interval.

A Callum Wilson penalty early in the second half gave hope of a comeback for the Cherries, only for Emre Can’s delightful finish to restore a two-goal cushion.

But substitute Ryan Fraser scored one and then set up Steve Cook to slam a leveller beyond Loris Karius, before Nathan Ake forced home a fourth in stoppage-time.

The key points:

  • Mane and Origi struck goals within two minutes in first half
  • Wilson’s penalty halved Bournemouth’s deficit shortly after break
  • Can curler put Liverpool two goals to the good again
  • Fraser, Cook and Ake stunned the visitors late on

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