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Liverpool’s Alisson pips Man City’s Ederson to Premier League Golden Glove

Liverpool’s victory over Wolves this afternoon saw Reds’ shot-stopper Alisson secure the Premier League’s Golden Glove award.

City come out on top

Jurgen Klopp’s men welcomed Wolves to Anfield earlier today, as part of the English top-flight’s final round of fixtures.

The Reds headed into proceedings sitting a point adrift of table-toppers Manchester City, who visited Brighton in their own Premier League closer.

Things could not have gotten off to a much better start for Liverpool, as Sadio Mane’s early opener was soon followed by Glenn Murray handing Brighton the lead versus City.

The champions, though, proved their mettle once again when it mattered most.

Goals from Sergio Aguero, Aymeric Laporte, Riyad Mahrez and Ilkay Gundogan eventually saw Pep Guardiola’s Sky Blues emerge from the Amex with a 4-1 win, and the Premier League title.

Liverpool, meanwhile, added a late second through Mane, but were forced to make do with the consolation prize of the Premier League’s finest-ever runners-up.

Alisson awarded

On an otherwise disappointing afternoon for all associated with Liverpool, however, a trio of Reds’ stars nevertheless picked up individual accolades.

First off, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah shared the Premier League’s Golden Boot (top scorer) award with Arsenal hitman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang:

And shot-stopper Alisson, who has enjoyed a superb campaign following his big-money arrival from Roma last summer, also picked up an award.

The Brazilian, who headed into proceedings this afternoon level with Man City counterpart Ederson atop the Golden Glove standings, secured a crucial final clean sheet to pip his fellow countryman to the crown:

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