TO GO TOP
was delighted by his side’s positive approach, saying: “We did not play back. We were aggressive.”
It was an ominous result for Watford yet Marco Silva’s men are unlikely to feel over-awed knowing that a home win would take them to 11 points.
That would mean Watford were at the summit of English football ladder for the first time since topping the old First Division in 1982.
Watford are still unbeaten under Silva and the Portuguese manager said: “It’s important at the moment that everyone, starting with myself, keeps their feet on the ground.”
Liverpool will look to put the frustration they felt at failing to beat Sevilla in a 2-2 midweek draw in the Champions League when they face northwest rivals Burnley at Anfield today.
Poor defending again proved a problem for Liverpool, who failed in an attempt to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton during the transfer window.
However, Reds boss Jurgen Klopp, speaking after the Sevilla match, said: “I know a lot of people are looking around and they are always talking about the defence. That we didn’t sign this or that.