Salah and Van Dijk’s goals at the anfield were enough to dim the lights of Manchester United finishing in the top four at English Premier League as liverpool moved to 52 strike unbeaten run at their home ground.
Virgil Van Dijk opened the nets before first half in the 14’th minutes due to United defence issues, and despite Ole Gunnar Solskaer’s group being aggressive and possessive at the second half, Mohammed Salah scored the second goal at the 90’th minute after getting a clear pass from Alisson Becker.
The 2‐0 win sends Jurgen Klopps’s team to 16 points clear of the second team Manchester City who drawed their match at their homeground, Etihad Stadium to Crystal Palce on Saturday.
After their 22 win, Liverpool are short of 11 games to break Arsenal’s 38 games unbeaten run in 2003/2004 when they won the league.
And in Turf Moor stadium, Burnley came from 1 goal down to thrash the high flying Leicester 2‐1. Harvey Barnes scored for the Foxes at the 33′ minuted before Chris Wood and Ashley Westwood respectively scored at the 56′ and 79′ minutes to help the Clarets win a game in front of their fans.
On Saturday, Brighton Vs Aston Villa, Westham and Everton held each other to 1‐1 draw respectively as Crystal Palace forced the defending champions Man City to a 2‐2 draw. Frank Lampard’s Chelsea were suffocated at the last minuted by Newcastle through a goal by Isaac Hayden at the 94′ minute.
As per now Liverpool have 64 points with a game in hand, followed by Man City with 48 points and closing top three is Leicester with 45 points.
Chelsea, Man United, Spurs and Arsenal are at the 4’th, 5’th, 8’th and 10’th positions respectively.