17 Dec 2021

Liverpool are undoubtedly one of the form teams in the Premier League and they have now won four games in a row in all competitions on the back of the convincing 4-1 win handed out to rivals Everton in their Merseyside Derby encounter in the league. Liverpool have showed character with the manner in which theyresponded to their first defeat in the Premier League this season.

The Reds were the only team without a defeat when they faced West Ham United away from home and they would go on to lose that unbeaten record via a 3-2 defeat. Trent Alexander-Arnold and Divock Origi scored the Liverpool goals, while Alisson Becker (own goal), Pablo Fornals and Kurt Zouma scored the goals for West Ham United.

Since the defeat to the Hammers, Liverpool have won all their four games, scoring 14 goals and conceding just once in the process. They have scored four goals each in the three Premier League games during the course of the four-match winning run.

The run started with the 4-0 win at home to North London club Arsenal courtesy the goals from Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Japanese substitute Takumi Minamino and in-form Diogo Jota. They were able to end the ten-match unbeaten run for the Gunners. The Arsenal game in the league preceded the Champions League win over FC Porto from the Portuguese top flight. Thiago Alcantara and Mohamed Salah scored the goals.

Liverpool made it three wins on the trot with the 4-0 Premier League win over Southampton at home. Diogo Jota (2), Virgil Van Dijk and Thiago Alcantara were all on the scoresheet for the Reds. Jurgen Klopp and his players then made it four wins in a row with the Merseyside Derby spoils taken via a 4-1 win thanks to the strikes from Jordan Henderson, Mohamed Salah (2) and Diogo Jota.