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EPL: Salah scores brace to help Liverpool defeat Tottenham

Mohamed Salah scored twice in the Premier League on Sunday as Liverpool bounced back with a 2-1 win at Tottenham. Liverpool had slipped down to…

Mohamed Salah scored twice in the Premier League on Sunday as Liverpool bounced back with a 2-1 win at Tottenham.

Liverpool had slipped down to 10th before kick-off at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium after consecutive defeats to Nottingham Forest and Leeds.

But Mohamed Salah’s first-half double secured a first away league win of the season for Jurgen Klopp’s men.

The Egyptian coolly slotted home Darwin Nunez’s pass before pouncing on an error from Eric Dier.

Harry Kane pulled a goal back 20 minutes from time, but Spurs could not keep up their run of impressive late fightbacks to suffer a third defeat in four league games..

Menawhile, Newcastle’s sixth win in seven games took them above Tottenham into third.

Miguel Almiron continued his stunning form with a seventh goal in as many games to open the scoring at St. Mary’s.

There was no way back for Ralph Hassenhuttl’s men once substitute Chris Wood found the far corner before Kieran Trippier set up Joe Willock to make it 3-0.

Romain Perraud pulled a goal back a minute from time, but Newcastle had the final word when Bruno Guimaraes curled into the bottom corner to leave the Saints still rooted in the relegation zone.

Michael Olise struck the winner for Crystal Palace deep into stoppage time as a 2-1 win at West Ham lifted the Eagles up to 10th.