Liverpool Piled Goals As Oxlade-Chamberlain Score Double In Genk 4-1 Loss

Liverpool Piled Goals As Oxlade-Chamberlain Score Double In Genk 4-1 Loss - Surge Zirc SA
Liverpool players seen during the Genk vs Liverpool 4-1 match in Belgium / Photo file: BBC

Liverpool piled the goals as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored twice, including a dazzling outside-of-the-boot finish, as Champions League title holders The Reds pounded Genk in Belgium.

Liverpool’s 100% winning beginning to the Premier League finished with a draw at Manchester United battle on Sunday, yet they came back to winning ways by demonstrating their class in the Group E game.

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Oxlade-Chamberlain, who missed practically all of last season as a result of knee injury, bored in a low shot in the second minutes and beautifully sent over the second goal with a cool, first-time finish from Roberto Firmino’s pass.

Sadio Mane dinked in the third from Mohamed Salah’s through ball and the Egyptian international turned past a defender and messaged home the fourth late goal.

Meanwhile, Belgium champions Genk had reacted well to falling behind and were shocking not to discover the leveler – striker Mbwana Samatta hauled a shot wide and had a transcending header cancelled for a tight offside call.

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While, Striker Paul Onuachu had a low shot palmed out by Alisson, and the Brazilian goalkeeper was in the end beaten with three minutes left through a Stephen Odey reassurance.

The Red seats second in the group, just a point behind group leader Napoli who fought from behind to beat Red Bull Salzburg.

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