The best of the photos from Crystal Palace 1–2 Liverpool

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Liverpool produced a spirited second-half comeback to claim a priceless 2-1 win at Crystal Palace and a huge three points for the top-four race.

Crystal Palace 1-2 Liverpool

Premier League, Selhurst Park
March 31, 2018

Goals: Milivojevic 13’; Mane 48’, Salah 84’


Jurgen Klopp’s side arrived at Selhurst Park looking to pick up from where they left off prior to the ill-timed international break.

And after a sloppy first half, the Reds fought back to see off Roy Hodgson’s Eagles and record a fourth straight win at the once bogey venue to tighten grip on a top-four spot.

It was a special day for Klopp, who marked his 100th Premier League game in charge of the Reds.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 31, 2018: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp before the FA Premier League match between Crystal Palace FC and Liverpool FC at Selhurst Park. (Pic by Dave Shopland/Propaganda)

The Reds made a controlled start but fell behind to Luka Milivojevic’s penalty just 13 minutes in, after Loris Karius clattered into Wilfried Zaha for the spot-kick.

Sadio Mane saw his header ruled out for offside shortly after, leaving the Reds trailing at half-time after a frustrating first half.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 31, 2018: Liverpool's Sadio Mane during the FA Premier League match between Crystal Palace FC and Liverpool FC at Selhurst Park. (Pic by Dave Shopland/Propaganda)

Klopp’s side started the second period with intent and were quickly level, with Mane not to be denied a second time as he turned home James Milner’s fizz across goal.

A scrappy contest continued to play out, but Andy Robertson shone down the left flank all afternoon and played a key role in the match-winning moment.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 31, 2018: Liverpool's Andy Robertson during the FA Premier League match between Crystal Palace FC and Liverpool FC at Selhurst Park. (Pic by Dave Shopland/Propaganda)

Indeed, just as the game seemed set to end all square, Robertson delivered a superb first-time cross to pick out Mohamed Salah who…well, you know the rest!

LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 31, 2018: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second goal during the FA Premier League match between Crystal Palace FC and Liverpool FC at Selhurst Park. (Pic by Dave Shopland/Propaganda)

Cue wild celebrations as the Egyptian King shared the moment with the ecstatic travelling Kop…

LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 31, 2018: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the winning second goal during the FA Premier League match between Crystal Palace FC and Liverpool FC at Selhurst Park. (Pic by Dave Shopland/Propaganda)

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during the Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London. ( Adam Davy/PA Wire/PA Images)

The boss also savoured the moment as he marked a landmark game with a third sweet successive victory at what was once a notoriously difficult venue for the Reds.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 31, 2018: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the winning second goal with team-mate Trent Alexander-Arnold during the FA Premier League match between Crystal Palace FC and Liverpool FC at Selhurst Park. (Pic by Dave Shopland/Propaganda)

LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 31, 2018: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates after the 2-1 victory during the FA Premier League match between Crystal Palace FC and Liverpool FC at Selhurst Park. (Pic by Dave Shopland/Propaganda)

It was a hard-fought but priceless win for Liverpool, and one that has piled further pressure on chasing rivals as Klopp’s side established a huge 10-point cushion on fifth-placed Chelsea.

The Reds will now attempt to bring this winning momentum into Wednesday’s mouthwatering Champions League quarter-final first leg with Man City at Anfield.

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