Premier League result - Salah and Nunez secure 2-2 draw for Liverpool after Mitrovic had struck twice for Fulham

Premier League / Matchday 1
Craven Cottage / 06.08.2022
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Paul Hassall
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Paul Hassall
Updated 06/08/2022 at 13:51 GMT
MATCH REPORT
Nunez, Salah and Mitrovic share the headlines - Liverpool and Fulham share the spoils
Salah rescues point for Liverpool after Mitrovic brace, Nunez debut goal
End of 2nd Half
90+6'
FULL TIME!
Fulham 2-2 Liverpool.
90+5'
OFF THE BAR!
Henderson almost wins it for Liverpool but slams a shot against the woodwork.
90+4'
FULHAM CHANGE
Duffy on for his debut. Reid is subbed just a moment after picking up a yellow card.
Bobby Decordova-Reid
Off
Bobby Decordova-Reid
Fulham
Fulham
Yellow Cards1
Fouls against2
Shane Duffy
On
Shane Duffy
Fulham
Fulham
90+2'
BOTH SIDES STILL PUSHING
Fulham fans would take a point but Liverpool want all three...
90'
STOPPAGE TIME
Five minutes added.
89'
FULHAM CHANGE
Cairney on, Pereira off.
Andreas Pereira
Off
Andreas Pereira
Fulham
Fulham
On target1
Blocked Shots1
Fouls2
Offsides1
Tom Cairney
On
Tom Cairney
Fulham
Fulham
87'
85'
WILL WE HAVE A WINNER?
Five to go after a cracker of an opening weekend clash. Can one of these sides nick the points from here?
83'
SALAH STATS
Salah has now scored in Liverpool's opening Premier League game in each of his six seasons with the club.
81'
Mohamed Salah
Goal
Mohamed Salah
Liverpool
Liverpool
Goals1
On target1
Wide1
Offsides1
GOAL! - FULHAM 2-2 LIVERPOOL
Salah tucks in Nunez's touch back after Fulham had made a mess of defending a probing ball from the right.
80'
LIVERPOOL CHANCE
Carvalho tries to guide a volley towards the far corner from just outside the box but can't keep his effort down.
78'
LIVERPOOL CHANGE
Carvalho on for Diaz.
Luis Díaz
Off
Luis Díaz
Liverpool
Liverpool
Fouls1
Fouls against2
Hit Post / Hit Bar1
Wide1
Fabio Carvalho
On
Fabio Carvalho
Liverpool
Liverpool
76'

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74'
NERVES OF STEEL FROM MITROVIC
Liverpool were looking the more likely to get the second but Mitrovic again shows this year could be very different for him and the Cottagers in the PL by winning and converting the spot kick.
Now, how will Liverpool respond?
72'
Aleksandar Mitrovic
Penalty
Aleksandar Mitrovic
Fulham
Fulham
Goals2
On target2
Fouls1
Fouls against2
GOAL! FULHAM 2-1 LIVERPOOL
Mitrovic dusts himself down before stepping up and rifling a low spot kick beyond the dive of Alisson.
71'
PENALTY TO FULHAM!
Mitrovic outfoxes van Dijk in the area and the Dutchman brings him down.
69'
LIVERPOOL CHANCE!
Nunez nods Milner's cross down for Diaz who sees his close-range volley deflect wide.
68'
OFF THE LINE!
Nunez is proving to be a real handful. He's almost in again but sees his low effort cleared off the line.
66'
FULHAM CHANGE
Kebano off, Manor Soloman on for his debut.
Neeskens Kebano
Off
Neeskens Kebano
Fulham
Fulham
Fouls1
Fouls against2
Hit Post / Hit Bar1
Wide1
Manor Solomon
On
Manor Solomon
Fulham
Fulham