Ruthless Liverpool open 22-point lead

English Premier League

Liverpool 4-0 Southampton

Liverpool moved 22 points clear at the top the Premier League with a 4-0 thrashing of Southampton.

After a scorless first half, Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain and Jordan Henderson put the Reds two goals up just before the hour.

Mohamed Salah then sealed the victory with a late brace as the Reds edge closer to their first Premier League title.

Bournemouth 2-1 Aston Villa

Bournemouth bagged a second straight league win after defeating AEston Villa 2-1 on Saturda afternoon.

Philipp Billing and Nathan Ake were on target for the hosts in the second half, Bournemouth had Jefferson Lerma sent off.

Mbwana Samatta bagged a consolation for the visitsors late on, but Eddie Howe's men were able to hold on for the win.

Crystal Palace 0-1 Sheffield United

An own goal from goalkeeper Guaita handed Sheffield United a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

Watford 2-3 Everton

Everton rallied back from two goals down to secure a 3-2 win over Watford at Vicarage Road.

Adam Masina and Roberto Pereyra put the hosts two goals up, before the Toffees hit back in the second half through a brace from Yerry Mina and a winner from Theo Walcott.

Newcastle United 0-0 Norwich City

The Magpies and Norwich City had to settle for a point at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon.