Liverpool rounded off the year in style as they came back from a goal down to thrash Arsenal 5-1 at Anfield last night.
A near perfect display was spearheaded by Roberto Firmino who scored twice within 90 seconds to put Liverpool in the lead, 5 minutes after they fell behind. Goals from Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and a second half penalty from Firmino capped off a convincing win over the Gunners.
Roberto Firmino, who has hit form at the right time for Liverpool, got a lucky deflection before tapping in his signature no look finish to restore balance.
The pick of the goals was the second he scored, only a minute later, where he danced through the Arsenal defence and passed the ball in the bottom corner of the goal.
The Brazilian was able to dribble past Mustafi and Sokratis before flooring Torreira and Leno with a fake shot and then finding the net. His fantastic performance was perfectly captured in this iconic image which popped up online after the game.
Liverpool, who took their lead to 9 points after Spurs were shocked at home by Wolves, have been scoring for fun and have found the net 9 times in 4 days. They play a season-defining game on Thursday as they travel to Manchester where they face the defending champions in what could be a title decider.
With the contrast in respective forms of the two title contenders, Liverpool would be loving the possibility of yet another win that will boost their chances for a league title after 28 years.