Reds inflict defeat

Despite their slow start, Liverpool were at their overall best vs Manchester City, inflicted a 1-0 defeat over the defending champions.

Important win

The Reds won just 2 of 9 matches this season. Meanwhile, City was unbeaten in 9 matches, second on the table, one behind toppers Arsenal.

Solitary goal

Mohamed Salah was at his best once again with a brilliant goal for Liverpool, giving them a 1-0 victory over City at their home stadium of Anfield.

Record-breaking goal

Salah's goal is his 121st in the top flight for Liverpool, which moves the forward into second place for the Reds on this prestigious list.

Above club legend

He is now one goal above club legend Steven Gerrard in the club's all-time list of top scorers in the Premier League at 120.

Who is on top?

Only Robbie Fowler, who scored 128 goals for Liverpool, has scored more for the Reds in his 9-year career with the Reds. 

What it means

With this win, Liverpool moved out of the bottom half of the Premier League table up to eight, with 13 points from their nine matches played.

Next outings

The Reds host West Ham in the Premier League on Wednesday and then take on Nottingham Forest at the City Ground on Saturday.

Before they play David Moyes' side however, Liverpool will look to continue defending like they did vs City, given their many defensive issues this season. 

Defensive issues

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