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Roberto Firmino bagged his side’s second goal during the second-half, while usual threats Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah caused the Spurs defence problems throughout the match.
Goals from the Brazilian and Georginio Wijnaldum secured Jurgen Klopp’s men all three points, despite the last-gasp efforts of Erik Lamela, pegging one back for the Lilywhites.
The victory extends Liverpool’s winning run to five games, meaning they have still won every game so far this season.
The Reds have spent most of the season at the top of the Premier League table, but dropped to second after Chelsea’s impressive 3-1 win against Cardiff.
And ex-midfielder Souness believes Liverpool will still be vying for the title come the end of the season.
He said on Sky Sports: “The result does not flatter Liverpool, it flatters Spurs.
“Liverpool were fabulous, really impressive. The front three were a real menace.
“Any manager who wants to win the Premier League will be impressed with that Liverpool performance today.”
Firmino, Salah and Mane have formed a formidable partnership at the spearhead of Jurgen Klopp’s attack.
Last season’s Premier League Golden Boot winner Salah has netted twice this season, while Senegalese international Mane already has four goals to his name.
Firmino also took his tally up to two with a simple finish this afternoon.
Klopp will have been less pleased to see him forced off in the 74th minute however.
The striker was replaced by Jordan Henderson, after Jan Vertongen appeared to poke him in the eye.
The German admitted he was concerned about his player after the game, and revealed the Brazilian was in discomfort following the incident.
“I’m not sure, but there may be an injury with Roberto, we don’t know exactly in the moment,” the Liverpool boss told the club’s official website.
“It’s something with his eye, we will see. I didn’t see it back. I only saw the situation from around 60 yards. I have no clue what exactly happened,” he added.
“But it’s something with the eye and for sure in the moment it’s not comfortable for him. We will see.”