The Reds’ recent run came to an end at Anfield with Alan Pardew’s side picking up all three points thanks to a late header from their defender
Scott Dann’s header eight minutes from time earned Crystal Palace a 2-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday as Jurgen Klopp suffered his first defeat since taking charge at Anfield.
A month since his appointment as manager, Liverpool’s steady progression under Klopp was curtailed by goals from Yannick Bolasie and Dann either side of Philippe Coutinho’s equaliser as Palace continue to prove tricky opposition for the hosts.
In front of watching former captain Steven Gerrard, the hosts’ late pressure failed to yield a breakthrough as Palace secured a third consecutive Premier League win over their hosts.
Following victories over Chelsea and Rubin Kazan, Klopp’s men go into the international break feeling the sting of defeat after Palace recorded their fourth away win of the league season.
Despite losing forward Dwight gayle to a hamstring injury in the days before the game, Palace started strongly with well-timed challenges from Emre Can and Sakho required to deny Wilfried Zaha and Yohan Cabaye early on.
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