Liverpool vs. Watford

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League table with a hard-fought 2-0 victory at home to Watford. 

A header from Diogo Jota put Liverpool in the lead and a late penalty from substitute Fabinho wrapped up the victory for Jurgen Klopp's side.

The result means that Liverpool are two points clear of Manchester City, who are in action against Burnley later on Saturday.

Liverpool didn't have matters all their own way, with Watford putting in a spirited performance and defending well at times, but the class of the home side eventually made the difference.

Jota headed in following a cross from Joe Gomez as Liverpool took the lead in the 22nd minute.

Victory was effectively secured in the 88th minute, with Liverpool being awarded a penalty after Jan Kucka was penalised for hauling down Jota in the area.

Sadio Mane featured as a substitute as he replaced Mohamed Salah, who wasn't at his sharpest.

Watford remain in the relegation zone and are three points adrift of Everton, who have three games in hand.

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