LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 25, 2018: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the first goal with team-mates during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Brighton & Hove Albion FC at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“Winning ugly is just as good”, “That’s what a £65m bargain looks like” – Fans react to Liverpool 1-0 Brighton

There was relief and delight in equal measure after Liverpool edged past Brighton with a 1-0 win to make it three wins from three in the Premier League.

Liverpool 1-0 Brighton

Premier League, Anfield
August 25, 2018

Goal: Salah 23′

Liverpool’s fast start to the season continued at Anfield as the Reds edged past the Seagulls to maintain their 100 percent winning record.

Mohamed Salah struck what proved to be the winner on 23 minutes, rolling a great finish into the far corner after great work from James Milner to win possession.

The Reds weren’t at their best but did just enough to claim the win, and here’s how supporters reacted to the result across social media and on our forums.


Fans were happy to see the Reds win without being at their best…

“Doesn’t always have to be a pretty win…winning ugly is just as good…3 points in the bag…”

Nikki Anderson on Facebook.

“3 points is all that matters. We would have lost this kinda game last season!”

David Madden On Facebook.


Fans praised the defence and Alisson for a third straight clean sheet…

“That’s what a 66mil bargain looks like!”

Debansh Dash on Facebook.


And Reds fans celebrated a hard-earned three points…

“3 points. That’s all that matters.”

SithBaare on the forums.

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