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Liverpool show mark of champions 2:52 FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from Liverpool’s win over Leicester in the Premier League.

FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from Liverpool’s win over Leicester in the Premier League.

Despite racking up win after win after win, Liverpool have not hit top gear much in recent weeks. That’s another accusation they’ve got ticked off the list after a dominating, ruthless, superb win at Leicester to move 13 points clear, for one night at least.

Liverpool denied their hosts a single shot before half-time and should have been at least two or three goals up by the break. It mattered little, because by full time they were 4-0 up and subjecting the Foxes to their biggest home defeat since May 2017.

Trent Alexander-Arnold sparkled on the right, making two goals and scoring a third, while Roberto Firmino continued his wonderful form after scoring the winner in last weekend’s Club World Cup final. Naby Keita finally looks like the player Liverpool spent all that money on 18 months ago, too, taking on more duels and making more interceptions than anyone on his…