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Liverpool's position is almost too good to be true and it could end up backfiring on them

John Aldridge


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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring their second goal against West Ham with Roberto Firmino

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring their second goal against West Ham with Roberto Firmino

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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring their second goal against West Ham with Roberto Firmino

There was a strangely muted atmosphere around Anfield during the win against West Ham on Monday night and it should have sounded a few warning bells for Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.

The tension you would normally associate with a team pushing to win their first Premier League title in 30 years is strangely lacking for Liverpool as they currently sit 22 points clear at the top of the table.

It meant that Anfield was a strange place to be for the West Ham clash.