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Live Reporting

By Matthew Howarth

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Aston Villa 1-2 Liverpool

    Chris Waddle

    Ex-Tottenham and England winger on BBC Radio 5 Live

    It was an enthralling game. We knew Liverpool would dominate but Villa put up an enormous fight and got in front. Liverpool are a class side and they showed that again.

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    Aston Villa 1-2 Liverpool

    Chris Waddle

    Ex-Tottenham and England winger on BBC Radio 5 Live

    That’s the sign of a very good team. From Villa’s point of view they will say: 'who is marking Mane?' He has not even jumped, gets ahead of everybody and the ball goes into the side netting. It is lack of concentration but you need to give Liverpool credit.

  3. 'Nothing better than last minute winner'

    Aston Villa 1-2 Liverpool

    Liverpool

    Andy Robertson, speaking to Sky Sports: "We have showed our resilience over the last 18 months and this season we have kept on going.

    "Today we knew we had some great chances and there’s nothing better than a last minute winner.

    "Aston Villa are a team that just got promoted and pushed us to the end, we know we need to be at our best every single game."

    Liverpool's match-winner Sadio Mane: "Today was not our best performance but we deserved the three points.

    "It was a perfect delivery from the corner and in the end I was even a bit lucky the ball went in.

    "Aston Villa have been the team that pushed us harder so far, that’s why this is the best league in the world. Every single game can be like this one."

  4. FULL-TIME

    Aston Villa 1-2 Liverpool

    It's all over. Harsh on Villa, but what a comeback by the Premier League leaders!

    Read our developing report here.

  5. GOAL - Aston Villa 1-2 Liverpool

    Sadio Mane

    INCREDIBLE!

    Sadio Mane finds the corner from Trent Alexander-Arnold's delivery.

    Liverpool have won it!

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    Aston Villa 1-1 Liverpool

    Deflected wide!

    Corner to Liverpool.

  7. Post update

    Aston Villa 1-1 Liverpool

    Oxlade-Chamberlain is brought down on the edge of the box.

    Free-kick Liverpool...

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    Aston Villa 1-1 Liverpool

    Into stoppage time at Villa Park.

  9. GOAL - Aston Villa 1-1 Liverpool

    Andy Robertson

    DRAMA!

    Liverpool have their equaliser. It's a superb delivery from Sadio Mane, who takes his time before picking out Robertson at the far post. The full-back powers his header past Tom Heaton and Liverpool are level.

    Still time for a winner??

  10. SUBSTITUTION

    Aston Villa 1-0 Liverpool

    Naby Keita replaces Adam Lallana, while Jonathan Kodjia replaces Wesley for Villa.

    Time running out for the visitors...

  11. CLOSE!

    Aston Villa 1-0 Liverpool

    So close!

    Trent Alexander-Arnold's effort from the edge of the box whistles just wide of the the far post.

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    Aston Villa 1-0 Liverpool

    Chris Waddle

    Ex-Tottenham and England winger on BBC Radio 5 Live

    It is all Liverpool again. I would say take Wesley off - his legs are gone - and put Kodjia up front.

  13. YELLOW CARD

    Aston Villa 1-0 Liverpool

    Anwar El Ghazi is booked for a foul on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

    The hosts have 10 minutes to see this out...

  14. CLOSE!

    Aston Villa 1-0 Liverpool

    Huge chance for Villa to wrap things up.

    The hosts break forward and Trezeguet cuts inside before feeding Matt Targett on the overlap, but the defender's cut-back is hacked clear.

    Why didn't he shoot?

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    Aston Villa 1-0 Liverpool

    Liverpool win their eighth corner of the contest.

    Trent Alexander-Arnold's delivery is half cleared towards Adam Lallana, whose shot is charged down by Ahmed El Mohamady.

  16. CLOSE!

    Aston Villa 1-0 Liverpool

    That's a horrible miss from Adam Lallana.

    Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino combine brilliantly on the edge of the box, but Lallana fires the Brazilian's low cross well wide of the target.

    Jurgen Klopp can't believe it.

  17. Post update

    Aston Villa 1-0 Liverpool

    Sadio Mane reaches the edge of the Villa box but slips as he's about to pull the trigger, his shot flying well wide of Tom Heaton's goal.

    Villa make another change, bringing Conor Hourihane for Douglas Luiz.

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    Aston Villa 1-0 Liverpool

    Dion Dublin

    Former Man Utd striker on Final Score

    One of the best signings of the summer was Tom Heaton to Aston Villa.

    What a great, great signing that was and he's just pulled off a really good save. He spreads himself Schmeichel-esque. However, I'm expecting Sadio Mane to score there.

  19. SUBSTITUTION

    Aston Villa 1-0 Liverpool

    Dean Smith makes his first change of the afternoon.

    Dominic Guilbert comes off for Ahmed El Mohamady.

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    Aston Villa 1-0 Liverpool

    Three shots in quick succession for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - ALL blocked by the Aston Villa defence.

    The midfielder's original shot is brilliantly blocked by Bjorn Engels, with Tyrone Mings and Matt Targett throwing themselves in front of the two follow-up efforts.

    Magnificent defending by the hosts!