Mohamed Salah scored twice and there were further goals for Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane as Jurgen Klopp’s side temporarily stretched their lead at the top to seven points.
Manchester City returned the gap to four points with a comfortable 3-0 win over Huddersfield on Sunday.
A deflected strike from Danilo – City’s 100th goal in all competitions this season – put the champions ahead at half time before Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane struck in quick succession to put the result beyond doubt.
Pep Guardiola’s men are now a best price of 6/5* in the title betting with Bet365, BetVictor and Paddy Power. Next up is a set of midweek fixtures after next weekend’s FA Cup fourth round ties and it is City who are in action first. They go to Newcastle on Tuesday 29th looking to cut Liverpool’s lead to a single point, before the league leaders host Leicester City the following night.
|*All odds quoted are subject to change|