LONDON: Liverpool‘s Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah every netted twice in a scoring masterclass because the guests thrashed Crystal Palace 7-0 to document their first away win within the Premier League since September and transfer a provisional six factors clear on the high.
Japanese midfielder Takumi Minamino wasted no time in repaying Juergen Klopp’s choice to begin him as a substitute of Mohamed Salah by scoring with simply over two minutes on the clock earlier than Sadio Mane twisted and fired residence from the sting of the field to make it two within the thirty fifth minute.
Firmino added a 3rd simply earlier than the break, flicking residence to complete off an excellent counter-attack that swept the size of the sphere, and Jordan Henderson added a fourth seven minutes into the second half as Palace fell aside.
Firmino scored his second with a superb chipped effort within the 68th and Mohamed Salah got here on to attain with a easy header earlier than netting with a advantageous curling shot into the highest nook 5 minutes from time.
The victory places the Merseysiders on 31 factors after 14 video games forward of second-placed Tottenham Hotspur, who host Leicester Metropolis on Sunday.