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22 Aug 2018

Crystal Palace 0-2 Liverpool: 5 things we learned as Klopp's men overcame Selhurst test

Crystal Palace 0-2 Liverpool: 5 things we learned as Klopp's
men overcame Selhurst test

Sadio Mane and James Milner were on the scoresheet as Liverpool maintained their 100% start to the season.

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Liverpool defeated Crystal Palace 2-0 on Monday evening to keep early pace at the top of the Premier League. 

A James Milner penalty followed up by a Sadio Mane stoppage time goal was enough to see off Roy Hodgson's men.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka's straight red card in the second-half left Palace struggling, an easier decision for Michael Oliver than the more controversial on to award Mohamed Salah a penalty for Mamadou Sakho's late first-half lunge.

Oliver Emmerson watched the game for RealSport. Here are five things he learned from the game: