Luis Suarez scored a hat trick Saturday as Liverpool earned its first win of the Premier League season with a 5-2 drubbing at Norwich to ease some of the pressure on new manager Brendan Rodgers.
Suarez, who also netted a treble at Carrow Road in April, gave Liverpool a perfect start by scoring with a shot from the edge of the box after just 67 seconds, and added his second in the 38th. Midfielder Nuri Sahin made it 3-0 shortly after the break and Suarez then completed his hat trick in the 57th as Liverpool finally managed to convert its advantage in possession into goals.
Steve Morison pulled one back for the hosts four minutes later, but Steven Gerrard added the fifth for Liverpool in the 68th.
Grant Holt scored another consolation goal for Norwich in the 87th, but the hosts were booed off the pitch as they remained without a victory under Chris Hughton.
Liverpool had just two points from five games going into this weekend after its worst league start in more than 50 years but ...