Liverpool took another vital step towards a first top-flight title in twenty nine years by thrashing Arsenal 5-1 to open up a seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League, thanks also to Tottenham's collapse at home to Wolves.
Manchester city are yet again Liverpool's nearest challengers ahead of a blockbuster clash between the 2 on Thursday as the champions recovered from consecutive defeats to beat Southampton 3-1.
Manchester United's revival since Jose Mourinho's sacking continued with Paul Pogba once more grading doubly to beat Bournemouth 4-1, but United stay eight points off the top four after Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 1-0.
The League leaders haven't lost all season and unless town finish their unvanquishable campaign thus far at the Etihad on, it's trying more and more probably that Liverpool's time has return.
The reaction at times of adversity usually makes the mark of champions and after falling behind for the first time in the league at Anfield in nearly a year, Liverpool were ahead within 5 minutes against Arsenal.
Roberto Firmino scored a hat-trick, while Mohamed salah and Sadio Mane were also on target as the front 3 that fired Jurgen Klopp's men to the Champions League final last season all scored in the same league game for the first time this campaign.
Should that front 3 hit top form to compliment a defensive record of eight goals conceded in twenty games, it's hard to work out how Liverpool will be stopped.