That was emphatic, dominant, clinical, just impressive.
Adam Lallana takes the headlines and Jurgen Klopp's decision to drop Loris Karius results in a clean sheet.
Middlesbrough fans, I feel for you. The first half gave some hope, a few chances, a little energy. After the break it was dismal though, chasing shadows. As things stand Boro will be 17th and in need of a fine festive period.
Liverpool are second and, importantly, back to winning ways.