Liverpool legend Phil Thompson makes bold ‘best ever’ claim about Jurgen Klopp’s side

Liverpool legend Phil Thompson claims the 4-0 demolition of Leicester was the best away performance he has ever seen from a Reds team. Liverpool eased to victory over Leicester at the King Power Stadium on Boxing Day. The victory moved them 13 points clear of Brendan Rodgers’ second-placed side at the top of the Premier League.

Two goals from Roberto Firmino and one apiece for James Milner and Trent Alexander-Arnold sealed an emphatic win.

And Thompson, who won seven league titles as a Liverpool player between 1973 and 1983, cannot remember a better showing from his former club away from Anfield.

“Best performance, away performance, I’ve seen Liverpool do,” Thompson said on Soccer Saturday.

“Going back to the mid ’80s there was a match at Anfield, Liverpool dispatched a very good Nottingham Forest side 5-0.

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“It’s unrealistic to think about catching Liverpool,” Guardiola told Amazon Prime.

“It has been a big gap for a long time. It is not realistic to think about the title race.

“I have been asked the question for a long time and it is the same answer.”