Watford 0-5 Liverpool: Has Claudio Ranieri walked into a nightmare?

Deep in his programme notes for his first game as Watford manager, Claudio Ranieri made a couple of significant points. Having got his delight at returning to the Premier League out of the way, spoken of the warm reception he had received at Vicarage Road and addressed his new club's brutality at getting rid of managers, he turned to the task at hand.

Watford vs Liverpool LIVE: Premier League result, final score and reaction today

With a deft touch, a roll of the ball with his studs, a dummy and then a sublime finish into the bottom corner, Mohamed Salah produced another goal-of-the-season contender to headline Liverpool’s 5-0 win at Watford in the Premier League on Saturday.On a tough day for Claudio Ranieri in his first match as Watford manager, Salah delivered almost a replica of his stunning individual goal against Manchester City before the international break to show just why many are calling him the world’s best player on current form. It also overshadowed a hat trick scored by Roberto Firmino.Salah’s 54th-minute solo goal...
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Man Utd lose at Leicester, five-star Liverpool go top

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United succumbed to a first away league defeat for 30 games by losing 4-2 at Leicester as Liverpool stormed to the top of the Premier League with a 5-0 demolition of Watford on Saturday. Manchester City moved into second with a 2-0 win over...

Watford were lucky to escape a sounder hiding by Liverpool and offered none of the courage often associated with a Claudio Ranieri side - the newly-appointed manager knows he has a big task to overhaul things

Jurgen Klopp doffed his cap respectfully to Claudio Ranieri and their pre-match embrace said 'welcome back' but the five-goal demolition left the 69-year-old Italian exposed to easy punchlines. Dilly ding, dilly dong, you say? Alarm bells already for Ranieri? Sacked in the morning? Time for another change, perhaps, at the...

Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah sting Watford in Claudio Ranieri’s first game

Roberto Firmino struck a hat-trick and Mohamed Salah scored for the eighth consecutive game as Liverpool delivered a masterclass in a 5-0 demolition of Watford on Claudio Ranieri’s Premier League return. Jurgen Klopp’s side dominated from the outset to extend their unbeaten league run to 18 games, with Sadio Mane...

Why is Alisson not playing for Liverpool vs Watford?

Liverpool return to Premier League action against Watford on Saturday without their star goalkeeper Alisson. The Brazil international was on the bench for his country as they beat Uruguay 4-1 on Thursday evening. Along with Reds midfielder Fabinho, the shot-stopper will have to sit out the clash at Vicarage Road.

Man Utd lose at Leicester, five-goal Liverpool thrash Watford

Manchester United succumbed to a first away league defeat for 30 games by losing 4-2 at Leicester as Liverpool thrashed Watford 5-0 on Saturday. Chelsea remain on top of the Premier League after a hard-fought 1-0 win at Brentford, while Manchester City eased to a 2-0 victory over Burnley. The...

Cork keeper Caoimhín Kelleher helps Liverpool to victory over Watford

CORK keeper Caoimhín Kelleher kept a clean sheet in his third Premier League start for Liverpool, following two appearances against Wolves and Brighton in the top tier of English soccer last season. The rock-solid display from the Leesider comes in the wake of Ireland's victory over Qatar mid-week, his first...
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Watch: Klopp hails 'outstanding' Salah after Liverpool victory at Watford

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hails his attacking trio after their 5-0 win at Watford. The Reds were comfortable victors at Watford, with Roberto Firmino hitting a hat-trick, plus Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah also scoring. Afterwards, Klopp praised the performance of Salah, who was outstanding on the day and struck...