Having scored his first goal of the season in the victory against Burnley in midweek, David Nugent followed up with a first career hat-trick to leave Leicester City with a home record of played four, won four.
This match was essentially two separate tactical battles; before and after Jonjo Shelvey's game-changing red card. His dismissal will have been particularly infuriating for Brendan Rodgers, whose starting approach resulted in a fine Liverpool display before half-time.
Belgium's Philippe Gilbert lived up to the status of favourite on the tough circuit at Valkenburg, coming in alone to give Belgium the world championship road title after a searing attack on the final climb of the Cauberg.
Lewis Hamilton's world championship bid, which appeared to have developed an irresistible momentum, looks to be in ruins after he dropped out of the Singapore Grand Prix with more than half the race remaining.
With many players in the top leagues around Europe, including at Manchester United and Manchester City, Yugoslavia would be challenging the very best.
Sunday isn't a day to worry about where Liverpool are in the Premier League table, and reflect on the prospects for manager Brendan Rodgers' footballing revolution.
Everton are dangerously thin supply in the goalkeeping department at present, or does Jan Mucha and ... Phil Jagielka cover it?
Earlier today a Manchester United fan posted an article suggesting that Arsenal fans are wrong to call Robin Van Persie a traitor for joining the Old Trafford Club.
The massive amounts of TV money the Premier League receives finances many of the aspects of it we enjoy the most, but this money cannot be allowed to distort the experience of football for the fans.
Since being promoted, the Canaries have dipped into the Championship to snap up three of Leeds' midfielders.