That was both unsurprising and dispiriting. The competition for a spot in next season's Champions League is tighter than ever, and with Manchester United taking three points from Burnley earlier in the day, this was a match Liverpool could ill afford to lose.
The hosts opened the scoring through a picture perfect Philippe Coutinho free kick, but former Red Christian Benteke exacted some measure of satisfaction from his prior employers by first equalizing in the dying stages of the first half and then putting Sam Allardyce's side ahead in the second.
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