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Liverpool score two late goals to beat Wolves

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Jurgen Klopp bemoaned a sluggish first-half display from Liverpool against Wolves but praised the resilience of his side as they fought back from a goal down to win for the third time in five Premier League matches.

Wolves dominated the first half and deservedly opened the scoring when Hwang Hee-chan fired home at the far post after some excellent wing play by Pedro Neto.

The Reds were much improved after the break and drew level when Cody Gakpo converted Mohamed Salah's fizzing cross-shot.

Andy Robertson then marked his 200th Premier League appearance by putting the Reds ahead for the first time on 85 minutes, before substitute Harvey Elliott's shot deflected off Hugo Bueno for an own goal to seal the victory in stoppage time.

The win moves Klopp's side one point clear at the top of the table before Saturday's 3pm kick-offs.

"It was like we had just met in the car park before the game with the organisation in the first half," Klopp told TNT Sports. "The good is that it was so bad we couldn't play that bad in the second half.

"We changed the system and one player and we had a bit more natural speed up front. We controlled the game better.

"We have a good squad, no doubt about it. We had a super strong bench today. But even with quality you can play badly, that's what we did in the first half."