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Watford thrashed away at Premier League leaders Liverpool

By Ryan Gray

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    • Liverpool 5-0 Watford (HT 2-0) - Mane scores twice in the opening 20 minutes, Origi adds a third in the second half before Van Dijk gets a brace
  • • TEAM: Foster; Janmaat, Mariappa, Cathcart, Masina; Hughes, Doucoure, Capoue, Pereyra (84 Sema); Deulofeu (75 Cleverley), Deeney (75 Gray)
  • • SUBS: Gomes, Kabasele, Navarro, Quina
  • • Watford have now not won in their last seven against Liverpool (L6, D1) and have conceded 25 goals in that time.
  • • The Hornets' have now conceded 16 goals in three games at Anfield - their last two trips ended in a 6-1 defeat in November 2016 and a 5-0 loss in March 2018.
  • • Tommy Mooney's goal in the 1-0 win in August 1999 was the last time Watford beat Liverpool at Anfield
  • • Hornets lose just the second game in their last 12 in all competitions
  • • Watford slip to eighth in the table on goal difference

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