Liverpool made it three wins out of three in all competitions on Saturday when they got the better of Aston Villa 2-0 away from home in the Premier League.
Brendan Rodgers’s side headed into the game at Villa Park unbeaten in the New Year and were expected by many football followers to win.
The Reds took the lead in the 24th minute when when Fabio Borini turned in a Jordan Henderson cross.
It became 2-0 to Liverpool 11 minutes from time when summer signing Rickie Lambert shot home from 18 yards.
Villa did have chances between the two goals to get something from the match, but Liverpool were deservedly winners of the three points which keep their top-four challenge intact.
The Merseyside outfit have now won their last three games in all competitions and are unbeaten in eight competitive matches.
Liverpool are currently eighth in the Premier League table with 35 points from 22 matches, just five points behind fourth-placed Manchester United.
After the win, a number of Liverpool players took to social networking site Twitter to have their say on the win against Villa.
3 points again!! Teams getting stronger each game Soon I'll be amongst it all— Daniel Sturridge (@D_Sturridge) January 17, 2015
Simon Mignolet (@SMignolet) January 17, 2015
Great performance and great win by the team today. Happy to have played again. Another 3 points :) pic.twitter.com/BTo7tNHi39— José enrique (@Jesanchez3) January 17, 2015
Great 3 points today!! Great to have score after long time! super happy! Thanks for the assist… http://t.co/QEsZYGShEZ— Fabio Borini (@borinifabio29) January 17, 2015
Grande vitória hoje, parabéns a toda equipe !! Great win today, well done everyone !!! http://t.co/2JwmvPOhZX— Lucas Leiva (@LucasLeiva87) January 17, 2015