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Liverpool go 19 points clear at the top of the table after 0-2 win over West Ham

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Liverpool finally played their game in hand and opened up a 19 point lead at the top of the Premier League after a 0-2 win over West Ham.

Liverpool has opened up an unprecedented 19 point lead over second-place the team in second place in the Premier League.

It’s hard to see anyone even getting close to Jurgen Klopp’s side, nevermind catching them.

While the victory solidifies the Merseysider’s position as Champions elect, it drags West Ham into the relegation fight. The Hammers are only above the drop zone on goal difference.

David Moyes side were mere bystanders in tonights game that saw Liverpool dominate from start to finish.

The visitors took the lead in the 35th minute.

Mo Salah converted from the penalty spot after Issa Diop fouled Divock Origi. The Egyptian forward made no mistake, 0-1 Liverpool lead.

Even though the Hammers had chances, they were miles behind their visitors. Liverpool appeared capable of extending the lead at any time.

They did, in fact, double the lead in the 52nd minute when Alex Oxlade-Chamberlin got in on the action. This time Salah turned provider.

It was yet another efficient performance from Liverpool, as they remain undefeated in the league. With 23 wins and one draw from 24 games.