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WATCH: Reds goalkeeper helps Liverpool beat West Brom


Goalkeeper Alisson Becker scored deep into stoppage time as Liverpool left the Hawthorns with all three points against a determined, already-relegated West Bromwich Albion.

Alisson Becker celebrates
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker celebrates with teammates after scoring in the fifth minute of stoppage time to give the club a win in their Premier League game against already-relegated West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Sunday. Picture: Rui Vieira, Reuters

LONDON – Goalkeeper Alisson Becker scored in the fifth minute of stoppage-time as Liverpool snatched a 2-1 victory at the death against relegated West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Sunday.

Alisson headed home from a corner to secure what could be a precious three points for Liverpool in their bid to qualify for the Champions League next season.

They stay in fifth place on 63 points from 36 games, one behind Chelsea in the fourth and final qualification position. Leicester City are in third on 66 points with the latter two to meet on Tuesday.

Striker Hal Robson-Kanu had scored in his first Premier League start in three-and-a-half years to give West Brom the lead, but Mohamed Salah equalised for the visitors to move level with Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane on 22 Premier League goals for the season.

Both sides missed opportunities to add to their score, but it was Alisson’s incredible late winner that clinched a precious victory for the visitors.