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Watford surges to 3-0 win over Liverpool

Watford surges to 3-0 win over stagnant Liverpool in Premier League

Watford surges to 3-0 win over Liverpool

WATFORD, England (AP) -- Liverpool gave away early Christmas presents on Sunday as Watford surged to a 3-0 victory in the Premier League after a stagnant performance by Juergen Klopp's side.

Adam Bogdan deputized in goal for Liverpool with first-choice Simon Mignolet injured but dropped a corner at the feet of Nathan Ake, who tapped in after three minutes at Vicarage Road.

It was swiftly 2-0 as Odion Ighalo outmuscled Martin Skrtel to reach a high ball from Troy Deeney, before slotting clinically past Bogdan on 15.

The third goal came five minutes from the end when Ighalo was left unmarked to head in a cross from Valon Behrami.

Liverpool rarely troubled Watford's defense as Quique Sanchez Flores' side took all three points with a commanding display.

Updated : 2022-05-29 06:04 GMT+08:00