Liverpool: Penalty Drama All Around At Anfield As Harry Kane Rescues Point For Tottenham (Photos & Video)

Alan Duffy

4th, February 2018

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A last-gasp Harry Kane penalty secured a share of the spoils for Spurs against Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday, with the two sides produced a dramatic and controversial 2-2 draw.

The hosts got off to the perfect start when, on three minutes, Mohamed Salah found the back of the net yet again after the Egyptian pounced on a poor pass from Eric Dier.

In the second-half, Dele Alli, not for the first time, was booked for a truly feeble dive in the Liverpool box.

Salah’s early goal looked like giving Liverpool the victory until with just 10 minutes to go, sub Victor Wanyama thundering home a cracker from from 25-yards after a punched clearance from Lorius Karius.

Wanyama’s equaliser set up an incredible finale, with Harry Kane then felled in the box by Karius, albeit with the striker looking offside. However, after a long consultation between ref Jon Moss and his linesman, Kane saw his weak effort saved by the Reds’ ‘keeper.

In injury time, Liverpool then looked to have sealed a dramatic win when Salah superbly dribbled his way to goal lifting the ball over Hugo Lloris.

Yet there was more drama to come, with Spurs winning a second penalty, this time after Virgil van Dijk was very harshly adjudged to have fouled Eric Lamela in the box.

Kane made no mistake from the spot this time, netting his 100th Premier League goal on the way to earning a precious point for the Lilywhites.

After the game, the striker was presented with a pair of celebratory Nike boots to mark the rather special occasion.

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Despite the two spot-kicks, which not surprisingly didn’t impress Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, a draw was arguably a fair result, and one which sees the Merseysiders stay third, two points above Spurs in fifth.