Mo Salah celebrates scoring for Liverpool against Fulham. Picture: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Liverpool player ratings: two players get 4/10 and plenty well below par in Fulham draw

Liverpool were held to a surprise 2-2 draw against Fulham in their opening Premier League game.

Liverpool made a sluggish start to the 2022-23 Premier League fixture as they twice had to battle from behind to earn a 2-2 draw against Fulham.

Darwin Nunez and Mo Salah were on target for the below-par Reds at Craven Cottage.

Liverpool started the game in lax fashion and failed to match Fulham’s intensity.

It was no surprise when the Cottagers took the lead in the 32nd minute through an Aleksandar Mitrovic header.

The Reds went close to equalising before half-time when Luis Diaz smashed the woodwork.

But whatever Jurgen Klopp said during the interval didn’tLiverpool made a sluggish start to the 2022-23 Premier League fixture as they twice had to battle from behind to earn a 2-2 draw against Fulham.

Darwin Nunez and Mo Salah were on target for the below-par Reds at Craven Cottage.

Liverpool started the game in lax fashion and failed to match Fulham’s intensity.

It was no surprise when the Cottagers took the lead in the 32nd minute through an Aleksandar Mitrovic header.

The Reds went close to equalising before half-time when Luis Diaz smashed the woodwork.

But whatever Jurgen Klopp said during the interval didn’t exactly work as they remained on the back foot and Neeskens Kebano - crashed an effort against the post.

Klopp introduced Nunez off the bench in a bid for an equaliser. And the big-money summer signing netted on his Premier League debut in the 64th minute.

However, the Reds wouldn’t be level for long as Virgil van Dijk brought down Mitrovic inside the box to concede a penalty.

The Fulham striker drilled home the spot-kick in the 73rd minute to put the home side back ahead.

But Liverpool were able to rescue a point when Salah prodded home from close range with nine minutes remaining. exactly work as they remained on the back foot and Neeskens Kebano - crashed an effort against the post.

Klopp introduced Nunez off the bench in a bid for an equaliser. And the big-money summer signing netted on his Premier League debut in the 64th minute.

However, the Reds wouldn’t be level for long as Virgil van Dijk brought down Mitrovic inside the box to concede a penalty.

The Fulham striker drilled home the spot-kick in the 73rd minute to put the home side back ahead.

But Liverpool were rescue a point when Salah prodded home from close range with nine minutes remaining.

Here’s how we rated the Reds’ players.

Liverpool started the game in lax fashion and failed to match Fulham’s intensity.

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