#sports activities PLAYER RATINGS: Aleksandr Mitrovic was merely UNPLAYABLE in opposition to Liverpool in 2-2 draw
Liverpool got here from behind to steal a degree at Craven Cottage on the opening weekend of the brand new Premier League season.
Jurgen Klopp’s males left it late in London as Mo Salah rescued his facet a degree in opposition to the newly-promoted outfit.
Serbian Aleksandar Mitrovic opened the scoring as he towered over Trent Alexander- Arnold to complete with a bullet header previous Alisson Becker within the thirty ninth minute.
Fulham’s Aleksandar Mitrović towers over Trent Alexander-Arnold to attain within the thirty ninth minute
Salah scored late to tug his facet stage within the Premier League encounter at Craven Cottage
New star striker Darwin Nunez restored parity between the 2 facet’s, coming off the bench to attain on his Premier League debut.
Mitrovic holds the document for essentially the most objectives scored in a single championship season having helped the membership clinch promotion final season, and began the brand new season within the England top-flight with two objectives.
He put Fulham forward for the second time within the match after scoring from the penalty spot having been introduced down within the field by Virgil Van Dijk.
However, the hosts did not preserve out Liverpool as Salah scored 10 minutes from time to make sure spoils had been shared in West London.
Sportsmail’s James St Denis provides his participant rankings following the high-scoring encounter under.
Mitrovic – the Championship’s prime scorer final season – scored each of Fulham’s objectives
Darwin Nunez made an on the spot affect after being not noted as he got here on to attain for Liverpool
Marek Rodak 6
Rarely troubled within the Fulham purpose. Couldn’t do a lot about Liverpool’s equaliser however very strong total.
Kenny Tete 6
Another respectable all-round show. Got the help for Fulham’s opener and did his defensive duties nicely.
Kenny Tete was proven an early yellow card for this problem on Liverpool’s Luis Diaz
Tim Ream 5.5
Patrolled the back-line with relative ease within the first half, however was at fault for Liverpool’s second.
Faced up nicely to Firmino after which substitute Nunez. Solid partnership with Ream within the centre of defence.
Antonee Robinson 6.5
Linked up nicely with Reid down the left-hand facet. Limited Salah’s involvement all through the sport.
Harrison Reed 7
Absolute menace within the coronary heart of midfield. Never allowed Thiago and Henderson to penetrate the sport.
Joao Palhinha 8
A superb debut from the sturdy Portuguese. Unplayable at instances and appears at dwelling within the Premier League.
Andreas Pereira 7
Another tidy debut for the house facet. Caused Alexander-Arnold a great deal of issues however finish product wasn’t there.
Andreas Pereira made his Premier League debut for Fulham after becoming a member of from Man Utd
Neeskens Kebano 6.5
Fared nicely on the Fulham right-hand facet. Capitalised on varied Liverpool errors however lacked finish product.
Bobby De Cordova-Reid 5
Non-existent. Rarely concerned within the motion and struggled to make any significant affect into the sport.
Aleksandar Mitrovic 9 (Star man)
Unplayable. Despite arising a league, the Serbian continued his tremendous kind. An absolute nuisance.
Mitrovic blows a kiss to the Craven Cottage devoted after scoring his second purpose of the sport
Manor Soloman 6
Not concerned a lot when he entered the fray. Looks an honest participant with a wealth of top-level expertise.
Manager: Marco Silva: Fourth time fortunate within the Premier League? Tactics had been spot on and by no means allowed Liverpool to be on the front-foot.
Fulham supervisor Marco Silva was all smiles after his facet took the lead in opposition to Liverpool
Could’ve finished significantly better for the primary purpose, and his distribution all through was poor.
Trent A-A 5.5
More consciousness wanted for Fulham’s first purpose and struggled to include Pereira, however improved after the break.
Joel Matip 6
The higher of the 2 centre-halves, however not at his standard finest. Overall an honest show from the Cameroonian.
Virgil Van Dijk 4
Arguably his worst efficiency in a Liverpool shirt. Bullied by Mitrovic and at fault for Fulham’s second.
Virgil Van Dijk endured certainly one of his worst performances in a Liverpool shirt through the 2-2 draw
Andrew Robertson 5.5
Rash determination making all through the match.
Liverpool’s fundamental attacking output within the first half however quiet within the second.
Overshadowed by Fulham’s aggressive midfield. Was at all times on edge and bought shipped off early within the second half.
Off the tempo within the first half with Fulham silencing his risk. Off injured to the dismay of Reds supporters.
Liverpool’s Thiago Alcantara was withdrawn at half time by means of harm by Jurgen Klopp
Jordan Henderson 6
Like his midfield companions, struggled to cope with Fulham’s extremely aggressive midfield. Denied last-minute winner by bar.
Mo Salah 7.5
Almost non-existent within the first half, however a purpose and an help within the second reveals his significance to Liverpool.
Mo Salah scored 10 minutes from time to rescue Liverpool a degree of their league opener
A lacklustre show from the Brazilian. Failed to bother the Fulham defence and was overshadowed by Nunez’s arrival.
Luis Diaz 6.5
Liverpool’s fundamental risk and unfortunate to not rating within the first half. Faded away within the second.
Luis Diaz struck the bar with a shot from vary with Liverpool nearly taking the lead
Harvey Elliot 7
Impressed on his return to Craven Cottage. Injected drive into Reds misfiring assault main to 2 objectives.
Darwin Nunez 8
Perfect debut off the bench. A purpose and an help, total seemed a handful all through.
Darwin Nunez scores to tug one again for Liverpool with a tidy ending within the sixty fourth minute
Nunez began on the bench however got here on at half time to tug a purpose again on for the guests
James Milner 6
Played a conservative function within the midfield upon his arrival, not a big impact however an honest show.
Manager: Jurgen Klopp: His substitutions labored, although possibly annoyed by his crew’s sluggish first half displaying in opposition to the promoted facet.
Not so pleased! Jurgen Klopp collects his ideas within the dugout after Liverpool conceded