Liverpool got back to winning ways after a comfortable 5-0 victory over Watford at Anfield in a Premier League match.
It did not take long for Jurgen Klopp’s side to get into the lead as danger man Mohammed Salah made it one for the Reds courtesy of an assist from Sadio Mane after just four minutes.
Two minutes before half time it was the Premier League top scorer again who made it 2-0 after the he benefited from a Robertsons’ cross as he side foots the ball home.
Goal scorer turns provider as Salah found teammate Roberto Firmino who scored Liverpool’s third to extend their lead for the side that were beaten by Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Salah was not finished yet as he dribbles past Watford defenders to complete his hat-trick on the night, and it was from another Mane’s assist.
Five minutes from time Salah reacts on a lose ball to further punish the visiting side as he makes it 5-0 to Liverpool who deserved the victory.
Klopp’s men climbed back to third with 63 points, two points above Tottenham who are in fourth but Spurs have a game at hand.
The night belonged to Salah who has now scored 28 league goals for Liverpool, and he is the number contender for the PFA award as Spurs Harry Kane has been ruled out through injury.
Liverpool were handed a quarter final clash with another English side Manchester City in the Champions League, which promises to be an explosive encounter because of their rivalry this season.