The onus was on Jurgen Klopp's side to deliver after Manchester City earned three points against Tottenham to head back to the league summit.
The Reds go back above Man City in the table with 88 points, the most they have ever achieved in a Premier League season.
Speaking after the win, Klopp said his side were worthy of setting such a record for the club, although the focus remains on the title race with City.
Pep Guardiola's side are two points below Liverpool and have a game in hand on the Reds as they face Manchester United on Wednesday night.
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