Liverpool ended a three-month look forward to an away win within the Premier League in complete trend with a 7-Zero thrashing of Crystal Palace on Saturday to maneuver six factors clear on the prime of the desk.
Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah scored twice at Selhurst Park, whereas Takumi Minamino, Sadio Mane and Jordan Henderson additionally netted.
The victory places the Merseysiders on 31 factors after 14 video games forward of second-placed Tottenham Hotspur, which hosts Leicester Metropolis on Sunday. It additionally ensured Liverpool will lead the league at Christmas for a 3rd successive season.
Suarez nets two
In LaLiga, Luis Suarez scored twice from shut vary in a 3-1 victory for Atletico Madrid in opposition to Elche.
The outcomes: Premier League: Crystal Palace Zero misplaced to Liverpool 7 (Minamino 3, Mane 35, Firmino 44, 68, Henderson 52, Salah 81, 84); Southampton Zero misplaced to Manchester Metropolis 1 (Sterling 16).
LaLiga: Atletico Madrid 3 (Suarez 41, 58, Costa 80-pen) bt Elche 1 (Boye 64).