Liverpool 3-0 Manchester City: Reds get measure of revenge with City thumping

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  • 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.

    Adam Lallana, James Milner and Roberto Firmino all scored for the Reds, who beat City 3-0 at Anfield on Wednesday to move six points back of the Top Four.

    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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    Firmino added his 13 minutes into after the break, set up by Lallana, and Jurgen Klopp was prepared for the double.