Liverpool star breaks record during 5-0 win over Watford
- Author: Julie Sanders Mar 02, 2019,
Mar 02, 2019, 1:47
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino conceded that the Premier League title is now beyond his side after a second straight defeat.
They kicked things off in fine style during the first game with a 2-1 win over Brazil but their second match of the tournament sees them come up against another powerhouse.
But there were no nerves at Anfield against Watford.
The Dutchman is one of the bookmakers' favourites for the accolade alongside Manchester City trio Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling and David Silva and his Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah, who won the award a year ago.
"To be fair, I always have that feeling that it will click. We just have to make sure that it does click", he said.
Premier League leaders Liverpool will need to maintain their excellent recent record against Everton in Sunday's Merseyside derby if they are to hold their advantage over second-placed Manchester City.
I think from the other night that Gylfi Sigurdsson can be a threat to Liverpool. He scored a fantastic goal.
The win saw right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold become the youngest ever player to assist three goals in a Premier League match. I'm really happy for the boys because they deserve it so much. I don't think anyone could have foreseen the events that would result in our now ex-manager leaving the club, especially at a critical point of what could be a historic season.
"We were in control and we had the opportunity to see it through but we didn't do that". An away Scottish Cup quarter final tie against Hibernian on Saturday. But again, you can't count any player out as they could always surprise us.
Kepa Arrizabalaga was dropped by Maurizio Sarri as the Blues' goalkeeper paid the price for his refusal to be substituted during Sunday's League Cup final. His movement for the first goal made it look like he'd be playing the position all season, while the finish for the second was sensational and he showed impressive composure after a bad first touch.
Here, Press Association Sport analyses what the statistics can tell us about the likely destination of the trophy. Apart from, of course, the fact they could seriously dent their rivals' title hopes with a victory here.
Chelsea responded well to the turbulent few days as they produced one of their best performances of the season to give Sarri some breathing space.
Hearts' boss Craig Levein was encouraged by his side's display against Celtic, even if they were hit with that stoppage-time blow.