As reported by live4liverpool.com
Liverpool got back to winning ways on Saturday with a 1-0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion, however it was less than convincing.
Mohamed Salah scored the only goal of the game with a second half penalty which he won and converted, as Jurgen Klopp’s side secured a much needed win.
It wasn’t a trademark performance from the Reds, and their nerves were obvious, but this could potentially prove to be a huge three points in the Premier League title race.
As usual there is much to be gleaned from the game, and Live4Liverpool has rounded up three things that can be learned from Liverpool’s important victory over Brighton.
Fabinho a commendable stand-in
There was much commotion in the build up to this game over the Reds’ lack of centre halves following injuries to Dejan Lovren, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip.
Fabinho, though, proved that there was nothing to worry about with a performance of assuredness and professionalism at the heart of the defence. Centre back isn’t the Brazilian’s natural position but he looked extremely comfortable alongside the terrific Virgil van Dijk.
While Klopp will obviously want to have his centre halves back fit as soon as possible, he’ll be relieved to know that he has a quality stand-in in Fabinho when required.
Henderson on borrowed time
While Jordan Henderson remains a vitally important Liverpool player off the field, his contributions on the pitch are looking more and more suspect in recent weeks.
The Englishman produced another lacklustre effort at the