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Liverpool go top with comeback win at Wolves

Liverpool moved top of the Premier League with a 3-1 comeback win at Wolves as they overcame familiar Saturday lunchtime struggles thanks to goals from Cody Gakpo, stand-in captain Andy Robertson and an own goal from Hugo Bueno.

The Reds failed to win a single one of their six fixtures in this time slot last season and experienced another sluggish start after the international break when Wolves went ahead early on.

Hee-Chan Hwang (7) tucked in at the back post from Pedro Neto's low cross and, with the home side so dangerous on the counter-attack, the Portuguese winger was causing Joe Gomez all sorts of problems. Indeed, Matheus Cunha should have added a second from a fine Neto cross.

It all turned around in the second half, though, with a couple of Mohamed Salah assists helping Liverpool to a fourth win on the spin.

His first was a cross-shot prodded in by Gakpo (55) and his second a rolled pass for Robertson (85) to drill home after Jose Sa's poor kick out. He also played a role in the third, teeing up Elliott for a drive from the edge of the box which went in off the post via a telling deflection off Bueno (90+1).

Three of those Liverpool wins have seen them fight back from going behind and their second half showing at Molineux dispelled any concerns which may have been emerging from a lacklustre first half.

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