Liverpool crushed Southampton 4-0 on Saturday to put pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea as Arsenal got back on track with victory over Newcastle to hand Eddie Howe his first defeat as Magpies manager.
Steven Gerrard made it two wins out of two as Aston Villa boss with a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace while the matches between Norwich and Wolves and Brighton and Leeds both ended goallessly.
Diogo Jota scored twice for Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool — including one goal after just 97 seconds — to warm the Anfield faithful on a bitterly cold afternoon on Merseyside.
Liverpool’s third consecutive victory in all competitions since losing at West Ham lifted them to second in the table, one point behind Chelsea, who host Manchester United on Sunday.
Source: Guardian Newspaper