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Everyone dreams of scoring the winning goal in the last minute

Jakarta ( – Scorer of Liverpool’s winning goal against Tottenham Hotspur in the final minutes of the match, Diogo Jota, said that scoring the winning goal in the final minutes of the game is the dream of all football players.

“I think everyone dreams of scoring a last-minute winner,” said Jota, quoted from the club’s official website.

In the Premier League continuation match for the 2022/2023 season which was played at Anfield, the Reds Liverpool won three quick goals in the first 15 minutes through Curtis Jones, Luis Diaz and Mohamed Salah.

Tottenham then came from behind and managed to equalize through Harry Kane, Son Heung-min and Richarlison.

Score 3-3 will be the final result of the game. However, in the final minutes of the match, with a low shot from his left foot, Jota emerged as the decisive actor and changed the score to 4-3 for Liverpool. This goal became the 26-year-old striker’s fifth goal in the Premier League from a total of 17 appearances with the team.

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“Seeing the ball land I thought he might pass it to the keeper and I was sure I could score. It’s fantastic for me,” said Jota of how he felt scoring the winner in stoppage time.

“In the end it will be a day to remember for everyone in the stands and especially for me, of course. Getting a winner is always something special.”

The winning goal scored by the Portuguese national team striker received direct praise from coach Jurgen Klopp.

The German coach said the late winner scored by the former Wolves player was the best moment in the match against The Lilywhites.

“3-3, it doesn’t feel right but that’s what we got. But then Diogo Jota had a different idea and solved it for us. Obviously that was the best part of the whole afternoon,” said Klopp.

This victory made Liverpool move up to fifth place in the Premier League standings with 56 points from 33 matches, seven points difference from Manchester United in fourth place.

Meanwhile, this defeat made Tottenham drop to sixth place with 54 points from 34 matches.

Also read: Fabinho is confident Liverpool can beat Spurs at Anfield

Reporter: Zaro Ezza Syachniar
Editor: Junaydi Suswanto


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