It was not nice. But Liverpool got the job done against Aston Villa on Sunday.
The goals of Sadio Mane and substitute Curtis Jones were enough to score a 2-0 triumph in Anfield and give the Reds a record 23 points at the summit.
Sincerely, Eisso Ratings Obligation and Alisson Becker stood out and achieved a top grade of 9.
Joe Gomez was the best of the others at 8, although few players were worth 7 in a somewhat troubled Reds display.
At the other end of the scale, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Divock Origi battled to 5th.
The fans who voted on our website agreed with the man of the game and the two least impressive performers.
What did you say
Alisson Becker – 8.1
Sadio Mane – 7.4
Jordan Henderson – 6.9
Roberto Firmino – 6.9
Virgil van Dijk – 6.9
Naby Keita – 6.8
Joe Gomez – 6/6
Mohamed Salah – 6.8
Fabinho – 6.6
Trent Alexander-Arnold – 6.4
Gini Wijnaldum – 6.4
Andy Robertson – 6.1
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – 5.2
Divock Origi 4.8
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What everyone else said
Of course, other reviews are also available. And the national media were not entirely unanimous in their praise.
The mirror thought Mane was best at 8, while Origi, Oxlade-Chamberlain and Robertson scored only 5.
The Mail Halve things up and best had Van Dijk at 8 before Gomez at 7.5. Origi was the lowest at 5.
The express Alisson was ranked 8th with Fabinho as 7th. Origi, Oxlade-Chamberlain and Robertson all received 5.
The Independently best rated Alisson and Mane with 8, Origi most recently with 4.
Meanwhile, The times believed that Mane was the leader at 8 and Oxlade-Chamberlain was the lowest at 5.
Finally the number cracker at WhoScored.com Alisson was top with 7.76. Origi came in at 6.15 in the lowest place of the starters.