Liverpool vs Watford: Sadio Mane scores brace as the Reds thrash Watford 5-0

Liverpool vs Watford: Sadio Mane scores brace as the Reds thrash Watford 5-0

- Liverpool vs Watford saw the Reds put five past the Hornets at Anfield in one of the EPL midweek fixtures

- Sadio Mane and Virgil Van Dijk both scored brace as Divock Origi netted the fifth goal of the match

- Jurgen Klopp's men travel to Goodison park to battle Merseyside rivals Everton this weekend

Liverpool bounced back to winning ways in the Premier League following their impressive 5-0 victory over Watford at Anfield on Wednesday, February 27.

The Reds, who are hoping to end their trophy-less run this campaign, were held to a goalless draw by a depleted Manchester United side over the weekend.

A result that threatened their title chase as defending champions Man City continued to mount pressure on them.

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Meanwhile, it took Jurgen Klopp's men nine minutes to find the back of the net in this meeting and the goal came from Senegalese forward Sadio Mane.

Eleven minutes later, the attacker increased the Reds tally with another superb strike with his two assists coming from Trent Alexander-Arnold in the 20th minute.

As the first half of the meeting ended in favour of the home team who went two goals in the first 20 minutes of the encounter.

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The hosts who are looking to cement their top position on the log return for the second half of the meeting with more intents to score.

Belgium forward Divock Origi recorded his name on the scores sheet in the 66th minute through a solo effort.

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And two more goals from Virgil Van Dijk sealed the victory for Jurgen Klopp's men as they remain atop of the table with 69 points from 28 games - one better than Man City.

The Reds will now travel to the Goodison Park this weekend as they face Everton in a Merseyside clash and a hope to maintain their winning streak.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United vs Liverpool ended in a disappointing draw for the Merseysiders as they only have a one-point lead over defending Champions Manchester City.

Liverpool quickly made their intentions known as they capitalized on a faulty pass from Man United defence but Jordan Henderson's shot was quickly blocked.

United responded in the seventh as Marcus Rashford was saved by Alisson in goal to keep the score 0-0 apiece.

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