Player ratings as Firmino strikes late in Anfield farewell

Roberto Firmino nabbed an 89th-minute equaliser on his final appearance at Anfield, saving a point for Liverpool in a 1-1 draw at home to Aston Villa on Saturday.

Manchester United’s victory over Bournemouth on the same day left Liverpool’s Champions League aspirations hanging by a thread, but Firmino ensured that they are still tentatively intact.

Villa started the game confidently, refusing to blindly blast the ball up the pitch in the face of Liverpool’s feverish pressure. John McGinn swept a delicate first-time pass around the corner as the visitors pierced through their hosts in…


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