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Liverpool kicks off EPL by thrashing Norwich city 4-1

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Liverpool kick off their new Premier League season EPL with a thrashing of Norwich City 4-1 at Anfield this morning.

Liverpool, ahead in the seventh minute when Norwich captain Grant Hanley scored his own goal after failing to pull off a Divock Origi try.

Mohamed Salah doubled the lead in the 19th minute with a left-footed shot after Roberto Firmino and Norwich looked set to score when the third goal came in the 28th minute through Virgil van Dijk’s net from the wrong corner.

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Liverpool were in for a shocking moment when Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker was forced off the field in the 39th minute due to a calf injury and was replaced by newly acquired Spanish goalkeeper Adrian, playing for the first time in EPL at Anfield.

Origi added a fourth goal just before the break with a solid header to right corner of Trent Alexander-Arnold’s cross.

Norwich, however, got a consolation goal through Finnish goalkeeper Teemu Pukki, in the 64th minute with a timely delivery by Emiliano Buendia that misled the defense.

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