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Liverpool deserve to win the league

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After coming from behind, Liverpool never allowed the game to stay out of their sight and in the end registered a win that brings them closer to ending their Premier League hoodoo.

Liverpool have showed once again that they deserve to be champions of England.

So far, the Reds have not lost a single game in the league. The only team that has taken something away from them is Manchester United. On Sunday night, West Ham came pretty close to ending this amazing unbeaten run but the Hammers found out just why Liverpool are the champions elect.

While many would argue that the English Premier League has been very one-sided. And no one can’t find fault in this argument given the sort of data we have in front of us.

No team has been able to defeat Liverpool who have won games in a manner that has never been done in the league. Jurgen Klopp’s army is a well-oiled unit, ready for combat and showcase their best qualities in the most testing of times.

Is this a Liverpool team that would arguably be called the Greatest Invincible outfit in football history?

Arsenal fans might beg to differ but in all honesty, what Liverpool have already achieved is nothing short of extraordinary. The Reds need just four more wins to secure their first ever Premier League crown and first league title in over 30 years.

After lifting the Champions League last season, this would be the achievement that would go down in history as the club’s greatest. Klopp needs to be given a statue already and should be considered in the same breath as Bill Shankley and even Kenny Dalglish, two names whose achievements at Anfield are a stuff of legends.

The game against West Ham was not an easy one by any means. After Gigi Wijnaldum had given them a lead, Issa Diop leveled proceedings. And try as they might, Liverpool couldn’t find that second goal heading into the half-time break.

And a few minutes later after the game had resumed, Pablo Fornals did enough to divert the ball beyond Alisson.

Now this was one of those rare occasions where Liverpool were trailing at home – that too against a side whose performances haven’t really been that great.

How many times have we seen Mohamed Salah saving his team?

The Egyptian found a way to level the game but that wasn’t the end of it. Sadio Mane is as hungry as his Egyptian teammate for goals and the Senegal international scored a goal after an amazing bit of skill from Trent-Alexander Arnold – a player whose star is definitely on the rise.

That was it and perhaps this is the title-lifting win Liverpool might remember for a long time!