Liverpool 5-Huddersfield 0
Liverpool hosted Huddersfield on Friday evening as they looked to return to the top of the Premier League.
The Reds night got off to a perfect start as Naby Keita put them 1-0 up inside a minute.
Sadio Mane then doubled their lead in the 23rd minute with Mohamed Salah making it 3-0 on the stroke of half time.
Mane and Salah would both add second goals in the second half making it a comfortable 5-0 win.
The pressure is now on Manchester City who travel to Sean Dyche’s Burnley on Sunday.
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Van Dijk injury update
While Liverpool are focused on the title race, they must now turn their attention to Barcelona in the semi-final of the Champions League.
Liverpool travel to Spain for the first leg this coming Wednesday.
Ahead of the game, there was a small fear that Virgil van Dijk may not feature as he looked to pick up a knock during the Huddersfield smashing.
However, Jurgen Klopp has since come out and calmed any fears that the Dutchman will miss the UCL tie:
“No [injury], nothing. I asked him, he said, ‘No, no, all good.”
Klopp also confirmed Virgil van Dijk is fine. “No [injury], nothing. I asked him, he said, ‘No, no, all good.” #LFC
— Ben Dinnery (@BenDinnery) 26 April 2019