- Hart allows three at Anfield
- Milner scores against ex-club
- Lallana and Firmino score, too
- City tied with United on points
Unlike Sunday’s League Cup final, Liverpool beat Manchester City and the match wasn’t even close.
City has a game on hand on fifth place Manchester United, but both clubs have 47 points.
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Lallana broke through when Man City gave him plenty of room and time, while neglecting to take away a prime shooting lane. The former Saints man took advantage with a low shot past a diving Joe Hart to make it 1-0.
It may’ve been the first prime chance of the game. If so, Liverpool made it 2-0. James Milner was fed in by Roberto Firmino and lunged to hit a shot past a diving Hart. 2-0 on the low goals to his left.
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12 – James Milner now has five PL goals and seven assists this season, the same as he managed at Man City last season. Mirror.
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Firmino added his 13 minutes into after the break, set up by Lallana, and Jurgen Klopp was prepared for the double.