Brighton & Hove Albion won a Premier League home game against Liverpool for the first time in their history, as Roberto de Zerbi’s men strolled to a 3-0 victory at the AMEX Stadium.
VAR was also on hand to give Liverpool a reprieve, overturning the award of a penalty after Alisson felled March due to an offside in the build-up.
Joël Matip was caught in possession in his own half and the Seagulls swooped, with Mitoma slotting in March for a tap-in.
The Reds’ implosion continued as Ferguson slotted in March to provide a glorious finish into the far corner, leaving Allison with no chance of stopping it.
The scale of the Reds’ injury woes were laid bare when in his efforts to change the game, Klopp could only turn to youngsters Ben Doak and Harvey Elliott in forward positions.
De Zerbi’s men responded in kind by putting the game firmly beyond Liverpool.
A quick throw-in caught the Reds cold, before March fed Danny Welbeck to score his first PL goal of the season.
The Seagulls leapfrog Liverpool with the win, leaving Klopp’s men seven points adrift of the top four as pressure begins to grow.