Luis Suarez ensured Liverpool ended 2012 in style with two goals in a 3-0 win at Queens Park Rangers.
The Reds were without manager Brendan Rodgers due to illness, but he will have been thrilled with what he saw from his sick-bed in Merseyside.
The game was won before half-time thanks to two goals from Suarez and another courtesy of Daniel Agger, as Liverpool recovered from a disappointing Boxing Day loss at Stoke City.
It was very much the Suarez show. After just three minutes he’d made his intentions clear, forcing a save from distance after rounding his man.
In the 10th minute it was 1-0, the No. 7 receiving possession 30 yards from goal before taking out defender Clint Hill with one touch and then rolling into the bottom corner.
Six minutes later the advantage was doubled when Suarez slalomed into the box and crossed for Raheem Sterling. The ball was cleared into the Uruguayan’s path and he again proved himself clinical, increasing his tally for the season to 16 in all competiti...