Liverpool delivered an astonishing performance against their arch-rivals, as they secured their biggest-ever victory over them, and strengthened their pursuit for a top-four finish. Cody Gakpo, Darwin Nunez, and Mohamed Salah all scored twice, while Roberto Firmino added a late seventh goal to seal a remarkable win.
The Reds dominated the second half, scoring six of their seven goals after Gakpo had given them the lead just before half-time. Nunez and Gakpo extended Liverpool’s lead early in the second half, before Salah smashed in his first goal in the 66th minute. Nunez then netted his second of the game, with Salah overtaking Robbie Fowler as the club’s record Premier League goalscorer.
The match ended with Firmino scoring the seventh goal, adding a perfect finale to a memorable afternoon at Anfield. Liverpool’s outstanding display against their rivals will undoubtedly inspire confidence in their pursuit of a top-four finish, while also showcasing their offensive firepower, which is arguably one of the best in the Premier League.