Liverpool 4-1 West Bromwich Albion: Suarez delivers master-class to beat Baggies

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Liverpool beat West Bromwich Albion 4-1 this afternoon.

Liverpool returned to second in the Premier League table following a 4-1 victory over West Bromich Albion at Anfield today.

A Luis Suarez hat-trick and a fourth from Daniel Sturridge saw to the visitors, with their consolation strike coming from James Morrison.

Two goals in in five first-half minutes put the hosts in control, as Suarez first beat two defenders and fired home, before then finding the net with a powerful header.

The Uruguayan striker's third came 10 minutes into the second-half, when he headed in a Steven Gerrard free-kick.  And while Morrison reduced the arrears from the spot, Sturridge grabbed a fourth with a wonderful chip with 13 minutes to play.

The result sees Liverpool on 20 points after nine games, two behind leaders Arsenal, while the Baggies slipped to 13th.

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