Fulham vs Liverpool LIVE: Premier League latest score and goal updates after Aleksandar Mitrovic penalty

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Follow live coverage as Liverpool travel to Fulham on the opening weekend of the 2022/23 Premier League season.

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds fell just one point and one place short of Manchester City in the title race last season and will begin their battle to do better this time against the newly promoted Cottagers on Saturday afternoon.

Centre-back Ibrahima Konate has joined an injury roster that already includes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (hamstring), Diogo Jota (thigh), Curtis Jones (calf), second-choice goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher (groin) and Kostas Tsimikas (knock), with Also Naby Keita is missing. For the hosts, Marco Silva as summer headliner includes Joao Palhinha making his Premier League debut, while last year’s top goalscorer Aleksandar Mitrovic hopes to pick up where he left off as they try to avoid the decline.

Follow the latest updates from Craven Cottage:

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Fulham 2-1 Liverpool

78 mins: Fabio Carvalho – a key man for Fulham in their Championship match last season – is brought in to replace Luis Diaz for his Liverpool debut.

Elliott singles out Salah who puts the ball to Alexander-Arnold. The right back shoots the ball to where Milner made the point, but Reed beats him to the ball and heads the ball away.

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Fulham 2-1 Liverpool

75 min: Liverpool when the team that got the most points back from losing positions last season has to do it again today.

Fulham have been great, they deserve their lead and have only 15 minutes left to play to finish what will be an incredible win.

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GOAL! Fulham 2-1 Liverpool (72′, Mitrovic) ⚽️

72 min: The penalty is up and Mitrovic leads him home! He sticks it in the bottom right corner and Alisson can’t reach it, despite jumping the right way.

Fulham are back in front. Craven Cottage is going wild.

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Punishment for Fulham!

71 min: Aleksandar Mitrovic storms into the penalty area and shoves the ball away from Virgil van Dijk. The defender sticks out his right leg and there seems to be a clash of knees that takes the striker down.

Fulham have the chance to go back to the front. The VAR does look at it.

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Fulham 1-1 Liverpool

70 min: Chance! A cross from James Milner on the right finds Nunez who nods the ball to Luis Diaz. He turns the ball towards the goal, but Reed sticks out one leg and bends it next to the goal.

The corner is cleared for Milner, who again puts a nice cross into the far post, which Salah pops up and fires a header at goal, after which Rodak taps the ball over the bar.

However, Salah is flagged for offside.

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Fulham 1-1 Liverpool

67 mins: Darwin Nunez could have had a hat-trick already. He scored one, saved a good chance and now sees an attempt go off the line!

Liverpool were not great today, but their new striker has given them an extra dimension. They are now going to push to win this match.

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GOAL! Fulham 1-1 Liverpool (64′ Nunez)⚽️

64 min: Nunez scores on debut! Harvey Elliott taps the ball on the right wing where Mo Salah retrieves the ball and drives into the penalty area. He shoots the ball in the middle where Darwin Nunez calmly and calmly puts the ball into the back of the net.

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Fulham 1-0 Liverpool

62 min: James Milner is on for Liverpool to replace Fabinho.

A bad ball from Tosin hits Nunez as he tries to play around the attacker. The ball deflects to Mo Salah, who throws it into the penalty area. Nunez grabs and has to shoot, but instead he passes and Fulham intercepts.

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Fulham 1-0 Liverpool

Fulham are centimeters away from a second goal. Tim Ream takes the ball from Nunez, who is too slow to react as the ball comes towards him. Ream sends it out wide and Kebano catches it before coming in and firing a shot over the target.

He hits it well and beats Alisson, but the ball rattles into the post and bounces off.

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Fulham 1-0 Liverpool

57 min: Alexander-Arnold comes forward from the right side and cuts the ball back to the edge of the penalty area. Fabinho lets it run and the ball comes through to Mitrovic.

He holds it up before letting the ball slide to Pereira. Fabinho has run back brilliantly and blocks the shot as it comes.

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