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Brentford Shocks Liverpool with Stunning Performance

02 January 2023, Monday
On Monday, Brentford achieved an historic victory over Liverpool, emerging 3-1 victors despite not having their talisman Ivan Toney on the pitch. The London-based club made it three in a row against the Reds at Anfield, with this being their first win against Liverpool in 84 years. The result was a testament to the stellar form of the Bees, who have been in sensational form all season long. Jurgen Klopp's men were unable to break down the resilient defensive setup of the visitors, who were able to take advantage of their chances when presented with them. It was a truly memorable result for the West Londoners and one that won't be forgotten in a hurry.

Brentford made the breakthrough at the Gtech Community Stadium courtesy of an own goal from Ibrahima Konate, before Yoane Wissa added a second. The Frenchman, standing in for the injured Ivan Toney, was denied a brace following two offside decisions that blocked his efforts to register himself on the scoresheet.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain gave Liverpool a glimmer of hope with a goal early in the second half, although Darwin Nunez's attempt to level the score was quickly dismissed due to offside. Bryan Mbuemo then settled matters with a late strike which triggered jubilant scenes amongst the home supporters, as Thomas Frank's men earned an impressive victory.

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