Liverpool continued christmas party in the Premier League and brought himself on Saturday night, nine points ahead of Tottenham and ten points ahead of Manchester City.
It came with a quite superb victory at 5-1 at home against Arsenal, who, however, came in front 1-0 before the home team turned the showdown and ran the guests completely over the end of a sparkling first half.
This topper Liverpool the league with 54 points for the same number of matches as Tottenham with 45 points.
Manchester City is a match after, and with a victory over Southampton on Sunday will City be seven points behind, before the two teams meet in Manchester 3. January.
There was first a slight shock, before Liverpool came in time.
After ten minutes to slap Arsenal's Alex Iwobi so free, and he sent a perfect ball into the box.
Here came Ainsley Maitland-Niles tumultuous and sent the ball into the goal for 1-0-lead for the guests. It was the first time that Liverpool were lagging behind in a league match on home soil since 30. december of last year.
Five minutes later it was Liverpool so also in front 2-1 after two goals in two minutes by Roberto Firmino.
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Ainsley Maitland-Niles brought Arsenal in front, but since the scoring went down hill for the guests. Liverpool won 5-1. Photo: AP
First got the brazilian the help of Arsenal's defense, as Stephan Lichtsteiner unfortunate, the game received the ball in on Sokratis Papastathopoulos. It jumped then went to Firmino, who levelled the game to 1-1.
Less than two minutes later took Firmino as an impressive dribletur through Arsenal's defence and kicked Liverpool in front 2-1 in the match highlight.
After a good half an hour Liverpool looked in front 3-1. A long ball was kicked forward for Mohamed Salah, as found Sadio Mané, who scored.
In the first half stoppage time committed Sokratis as a penalty against Saleh, who even exploited the opportunity and increased to 4-1.
the Second half was a little more quiet speaking with the Liverpool eyes, but yet a penalty kick to the home team resulted in a 5-1-lead after 65 minutes.
This time it was Firmino, who scored, and thus reached the brazilian up on a hat-trick.