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27 Dec

Liverpool cruise past Swansea

Roberto Firmino scored twice as Liverpool eased to a 5-0 victory over struggling Swansea at Anfield on Boxing Day.  Philippe Coutinho's brilliant early strike laid the platform for a win which was sealed with a burst of goals after half-time.  Firmino made it 2-0 in the 52nd minute before scoring again 14 minutes later, shortly after Trent Alexander-Arnold netted his first Premier League goal for the club. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain then rounded off a comfortable win in the 82nd minute.The victory sees Liverpool move up to fourth in the Premier League, five points behind second-placed Manchester United, while managerless Swansea stay bottom of the table, five points from safety.