A fairly regulation win, dominated in the end by the soap opera surrounding Mane’s reaction to Salah’s selfishness. After a quiet opening thirty minutes, it was Alexander-Arnold’s cross that deflected off Chris Wood’s back that gave the Reds the lead – followed soon after by a sumptuous counterattack finished off by Sadio Mane. Virtually game over. Firmino scored a late third goal and once again Liverpool took maximum points, sit atop the league with a hundred-per-cent record and go into the international break with no injury concerns.
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