With Luis Suarez in typical form against Norwich, the Reds hold a 3-0 lead courtesy of a record-breaking hat-trick from the Uruguayan.
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First half quick analysis:
Simon Mignolet: Little to do in general, but made a couple of good saves from a Redmond free kick in particular.
Glen Johnson: More effective on the ball than the weekend. Heavily involved with space to attack down the right.
Martin Skrtel: Little defensive work for Liverpool so far.
Daniel Agger: Won his few challenges, but untroubled.
Jon Flanagan: Is getting forward into the final third well, but needs a better end product.
Joe Allen: Neat in possession most of the time, but a couple of stray passes and free kicks conceded.
Steven Gerrard: Some good delivery into the final third as usual, and he's keeping the tempo of the game up. Important challenges defensively too.
Jordan Henderson: Getting involved, but lacking in end product so far.
Philippe Coutinho: One mazy run and a few well-worked openings showing he's getting back up to speed.
Raheem Sterling: Not hugely involved, needs to do more.
Luis Suarez: Utterly ridiculous.
Second half quick analysis:
Mignolet: Dealt well with everything that came his way but will be furious his defence allowed a soft late goal.
Johnson: Played well, but lax in possession at times and neglected to track back late on when the Reds were in all-out-attack mode.
Skrtel and Agger: Too many easy chances against the Reds tonight. Faced with not-great opposition, the centre-backs didn't do enough.
Flanagan: Has done himself no harm with this run in the team. Struggles on his left foot, but solid and dependable.
Allen: Grew into the game and became more adventurous in his passing. Solid game.
Gerrard: Unlucky not to score twice, hit the post with an audacious attempt and certainly enjoyed his free-ranging attacking role.
Henderson: Not his best game, subbed on the hour.
Coutinho: Afforded a lot of space but a lot of his tricks and dribbles didn't come off. Three sublime passes into the penalty area though, bodes well for future games.
Sterling: Far better as the game went on, embarked on a few of his old dribbles across the area and finished off the scoring—good to see him in those positions in the box.
Suarez: Continued being ridiculously good all game. Head and shoulders above everyone on the field.
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