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Liverpool: Fans loved Roberto Firmino’s assist for Mohamed Salah’s goal against Newcastle

Liverpool: Fans loved Roberto Firmino’s assist for Mohamed Salah’s goal against Newcastle

Two goals from Sadio Mane and a second half strike from Mohamed Salah enabled Liverpool to come from behind and defeat Newcastle 3-1 to maintain their 100% start to the Premier League season. [via Sky Sports]

Roberto Firmino came on as a first half substitute for Divock Origi and slipped through Mane for his second goal while also providing the assist for Salah’s goal later in the afternoon, his backheeled pass releasing the Egypt winger to finish calmly to the Newcastle net. [via Sky Sports]

Liverpool’s official Twitter channel @LFC revelled in the Reds’ third goal, acknowledging Firmino’s work in setting up Salah for the finish.

The Brazil international has two goals to his name so far this season and added a couple of more assists to the three he had prior to Saturday afternoon. [via TransferMarkt.co.uk]

Between them, the Liverpool front three of Salah, Mane and Firmino now have 12 goals in the Reds’ first seven matches of the season.

These Liverpool fans on Twitter hailed the impact of Firmino off the bench against Newcastle:

How good do you think Firmino was against Newcastle and how important has he been to Liverpool so far this season? Have your say in the comments section below!

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