Liverpool ran riot at Vitality Stadium on Sunday, scoring four second-half goals against Bournemouth to further consolidate their place at the top of the Premier League table.
Darwin Nunez opened the scoring four minutes into the restart before bagging the fourth goal in the closing stages of the game, but it was Diogo Jota who blew his teammates, pundits and fans away with his performance against the Cherries.
The Portugal international assisted the first goal before scoring the second and third, and his impressive finishing left Jamie Carragher thrilled.
"He's absolutely out of this world" 🌎
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) January 21, 2024
Liverpool have been without many of their key players, and Andy Robertson was delighted with what he saw from his teammates, taking to Instagram to shower praise on Jota, with Virgil van Dijk also weighing in with a reaction.
Jota has now scored 11 goals across all competitions for Liverpool this season, and his well-taken goals yesterday highlighted how dangerous he can be when he is in the box.
The Reds are currently without Mohamed Salah and could miss him for a couple of games due to the injury he picked up on international duty with Egypt at the Africa Cup of Nations, but they are going to be okay with the likes of Jota and Nunez firing on all cylinders.
Liverpool return to action on Wednesday when they take on Fulham in the return leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final before hosting Norwich City in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday.
They return to Premier League action afterwards with games against Chelsea and Arsenal, and Jota and co will be desperate to keep proving themselves and ensure the Reds remain on top of the league table.
Liverpool want to win major silverware this season after their disappointing campaign last term, and they have started 2023-24 on an outstanding note.
They will now look to finish the season well as the second half of their campaign begins, and things are looking good despite the several injury woes they have had to battle with all season.
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