EPL: ”Fluent Best” as Liverpool mutilate Watford

Sadio Mane and Virgil van Dijk both scored twice as Liverpool returned to their fluent best with an impressive 5-0 victory over Watford.

The Premier League leaders raced into a 2-0 lead thanks to Mane’s double in the opening 20 minutes, the second a brilliant backheel from the penalty spot.

Divock Origi, starting only his second league game of the season, added the third in the 66th minute with a low strike.

Van Dijk then headed in twice in the space of three minutes as Liverpool recorded their biggest victory of the season to stay a point clear of Manchester City at the top of the table.

Liverpool’s title bid has been dented in recent weeks with three draws in their last four league matches, but this was the perfect response against obliging opponents – as well as the ideal way to warm up for the Merseyside derby against Everton on Sunday,

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