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Premier League talking points: He’s a keeper – Alisson heroics ...


Premier League talking points: He’s a keeper – Alisson heroics keep Reds’ season alive

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Martyn Herman

Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson was signed to provide a formidable barrier in goal for the opposition and did just that in his first two impressive seasons at Anfield.

On Sunday he went one step further, heading a stoppage time winner in a 2-1 victory at West Bromwich Albion — becoming the first keeper to score a competitive goal for Liverpool.

It means Liverpool have a chance to qualify for the Champions League if they beat Burnley and Crystal Palace, and Alisson would have paid back a sizeable chunk of the £65m (R1.3bn) it cost Liverpool to take him from AS Roma...

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