Liverpool Echo player ratings
Liverpool player ratings - Mohamed Salah becomes Luis Suarez but Norwich show Reds' concerns
Liverpool got the Premier League season off to a flier as Mohamed Salah, Divock Origi and Virgil van Dijk scored against Norwich
By Ian Doyle Chief Liverpool writer
10 AUG 2019
Alisson Becker 6
Slack pass early on caused consternation. Saved well from Stiepermann and then worryingly hobbled off.
Trent Alexander-Arnold 6
Often exposed with most of Norwich's best moments coming down his side. Going forward still strong, though, and lovely assist for the fourth. Saw free-kick saved, too.
Joe Gomez 7
Preferred to Matip once again, caught dozing defensively on more than one occasion. As at Wembley, improved as the game progressed.
Virgil van Dijk 7
Unruffled by the occasional flailing around him and thundered in a bullet header for the third. Wasn't happy at failing to keep a clean sheet.
Andy Robertson 7
Happy to let Origi bomb down the wing for the most part, his forward advances more supportive than telling. Defensively reasonably solid.
Not quite the usual solid defensive shield from the Brazilian during a worryingly open first quarter, but then got to grips with matters if not ever totally convincingly.
Jordan Henderson 7
Great energy in the engine room and both tidying up and initiating attacks. Had a shot turned on to the crossbar by a brilliant Krul save.
Gini Wijnaldum 6
Kept things ticking over in midfield but was too often on the periphery. Not alone in having Norwich play around him on occasion.
Mohamed Salah 9
Presumably assuming the Suarez role of terrorising Norwich. Sublime finish for Liverpool's second, crossed for the third and a danger throughout.
Roberto Firmino 8
Delicious dink laid Salah's goal on a plate, and only a great save from Krul denied a worldie. Sharp and lively.
Divock Origi 7
Running strong down the left, his cross forced Hanley's horrible own goal and later notched himself. Lost his way a little bit after the break, however.
Adrian (for Alisson 39) 6
Pressed into a surprise debut. Not much chance with Norwich's goal.
Sadio Mane (for Origi 74) 6
A cameo for the Senegalese to stretch his legs.
James Milner (for Firmino 85)
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