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Liverpool: Fans praise Mat Ryan’s performance as Reds see off Brighton

Liverpool: Fans praise Mat Ryan’s performance as Reds see off Brighton - Liverpool

Plenty of Liverpool fans acknowledged the performance given by Brighton goalkeeper Mat Ryan in the Reds’ 2-1 win at Anfield this afternoon.

While the home side saw their goalkeeper Alisson endure a bad day by getting sent off, his opposite number did plenty to help his team against the Premier League leaders, pulling off no fewer than five saves as he restricted Liverpool to two goals despite the hosts having seven shots on target.

The Australian did well to keep out a low drive from Roberto Firmino shortly before the Reds opened the scoring and he then pulled off a tremendous double save to thwart Firmino and Sadio Mane in close succession. [via Sky Sports]

Aside from regularly keeping Liverpool’s attack at bay, the Australian also recorded an excellent passing success rate of 92.9%, finding a team-mate with 26 of his 28 passes. Despite those impressive figures, The Independent‘s Tom Kershaw awarded Ryan only a six in his player ratings.

These Liverpool fans on Twitter were much quicker to give credit to the Brighton goalkeeper for his performance:

Were you impressed by Ryan’s display against Liverpool this afternoon? Have your say by commenting below!


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