ANKARA 

Liverpool topped the English Premier League following its 2-1 win Wednesday against title contenders Tottenham Hotspur. 

The Reds drew first blood on their home ground at Anfield Stadium in the 26th minute as Egyptian star Mohamed Salah scored.

Salah’s shot was deflected by Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld and misled goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, who conceded the goal.

Tottenham’s South Korean forward Heung-Min Son scored on a quick attack in the 33rd minute.

Liverpool’s Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino scored the winning goal with a header in the 90th minute.

Following the win, the Reds have 28 points to lead the Premier League.

Second-place Tottenham bagged 25 points in 13 matches.

Southampton and Leicester City are trailing Tottenham with 24 points each in the standings.

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