Dominik Szoboszlai scores stunning first goal for Liverpool against Aston Villa
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Dominik Szoboszlai scored a stunning volley as he opened his Liverpool account against Aston Villa.
After losing the likes of James Milner, Jordan Henderson, Fabinho, Alex Oxlade Chamberlain and Naby Keita, Liverpool were busy strengthening their midfield during the summer transfer window.
Szoboszlai joined the Reds from Red Bull Leipzig in the summer as part of Liverpool’s summer midfield rebuild.
Apart from the Hungarian, the likes of Alexis Mac Allister, Wataru Endo and Ryan Gravenberch were also signed by Liverpool.
Since making his debut against Chelsea, Szoboszlai has been impressing fans with his energy and creativity in the middle of the park.
On Sunday, Szoboszlai scored his first goal in Red as he opened the scoring for Liverpool against Villa with just three minutes on the clock
With just three minutes on the clock, the ball fell perfectly into the path of Szoboszlai, who arrowed a stunning volley into the back of Emiliano Martinez’s net.
The goal from the 22-year-old sent Anfield into pandemonium as the Liverpool fans celebrated the summer signing’s first goal for the club.
Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live, former Everton midfielder Leon Osman said: “Brilliant finish. He just hung around the edge of the penalty area and the deliver in was pretty decent, an out-swinger.
“It just went through the entire pack and he picked up the flight of the ball superbly. Lovely half-volley and a great connection with it.”
He added: “It is a brilliant finish and great start from Liverpool. really, really sloppy start from Aston Villa.
“He [Emery] will be furious with his team. They have started so slow and so sloppy. Aston Villa have just ambled in possession. They have got themselves to blame for a really poor start.”
Liverpool made it 2-0 after 20 minutes after Villa defender Matty Cash deflected the ball into the back of the net on the back of Darwin Nunez's shot hitting the post.