Liverpool begin 2018 on a winning note

The Premier League returned to action on  first day of 2018, there was late drama at
Turf Moor, as an injury-time goal gave Liverpool a dramatic 2-1 victory at Burnley just when it looked like the game would end in a stalemate.

Sadio Mane’s brilliant strike gave Liverpool the lead but Johann Gudmundsson levelled three minutes from time — only for Ragnar Klavan to head home in the 94th minute for the Reds.

The result took Liverpool level on points with third-place Manchester United ahead of their game at Everton later on New Year’s Day.

Elsewhere, Nigeria’s Wilfred Ndidi and his Leicester City teammates had a flying start in 2018 as they pounded Huddersfield Town 3-0 at the King Power Stadium.

The Foxes scored twice in seven second-half minutes as they romped to the big win.

In the other New Year day fixtures, Brighton & Hove Albion and AFC Bournemouth ended their tie in a stalemate as the game ended 2-2.

There was joy for Newcastle United finally as their winless run ended with a 1-0 win away to Stoke City.

Other Result:

Everton 0-2 Manchester United

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