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Liverpool finishes the year with perfect win

Liverpool finished the year with a victory over relegation fighters Sunderland 1-0 and new manager Jurgen Klopp is planning to get new strikers in January window.

Liverpool stands on seventh in Points table, shares the position with Manchester United. No goal scoring shows from Liverpool this season, but their progress on earning three points working perfectly.

After the German coach signed, Liverpool become comfortable with results and needing a striker like Luis Suarez, who is signed by Barcelona with big amount.

On the course of Premier league title, Klopp is not still accepting their side as a contenders.

In post-match interview he said:  “No, I don’t know [if we are title contenders],” Klopp told Sky Sports.

“You can see we both have 30 points, and you can see how at Manchester United the atmosphere isn’t the best, so you can see how football can be sometimes.

“But we have not to look at it. We wanted at least 30 points and we’ve got them. We go home, celebrate New Year’s Eve with the family, then go to West Ham and try to win again.”

Beating Leicester City and winning two consecutive matches gives good New Year for Liverpool.

If they lure any striker in January, It will be a major boost for the Reds and can join the Premier league title race.

Christian Benteke continues his consistency in goal scoring against Sunderland. He scored 6 goals in last seven game against Sunderland.

Benteke said: “Two goals, six points and two clean sheets is really good for us. It’s well deserved.

“It was hard work. We were the better team and you could see that the pressure for both teams because of the intensity of the last weeks and months.

“They made it hard for us. Then we made the goal after half-time and we controlled the game but couldn’t make another goal. But we got to the final whistle, three points, go home, everything is good!”

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