London: Roberto Firmino scored a late equaliser in his final residence recreation for Liverpool to salvage a 1-1 draw for his facet towards Aston Villa that almost saved their hopes of a Premier League top-four end alive on Saturday.
Liverpool had received seven video games in succession to make a late run for Champions League qualification however defeat by Villa would have assured that Newcastle United and Manchester United end within the prime 4.
Whereas Liverpool’s hopes of qualifying for the Champions League look slender, Merseyside neighbours Everton are preventing for his or her top-flight lives after a 69-year keep as Yerry Mina secured them some extent at Wolverhampton Wanderers with an equaliser within the ninth minute of stoppage time.
Everton have been headed for damaging defeat as they trailed to a Hwang Hee-chan purpose at Molineux however Mina’s purpose lifted them two factors away from the relegation zone with one recreation left.
The 2 sides instantly under them – Leeds United and Leicester Metropolis – would each transfer above Everton in the event that they win their subsequent video games, however no matter occurs the relegation battle will go right down to subsequent Sunday’s season finale.
Within the day’s closing fixture Arsenal should keep away from defeat at Nottingham Forest to cease Manchester Metropolis being topped champions forward of their residence recreation towards Chelsea on Sunday.
Forest would safe security with a win.
Villa led at Anfield because of Jacob Ramsey’s headed purpose within the twenty seventh minute, 5 minutes after they’d squandered the possibility to open the scoring when Ollie Watkins missed a penalty.
Liverpool’s top-four hopes seemed over with Manchester United profitable at Bournemouth, however Brazilian Firmino, making his Anfield farewell after eight superb seasons, struck an equaliser within the 89th minute after coming off the bench.