Watch: Roberto Firmino’s perfect touch as Liverpool thrash West Ham

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Four goals may have been the headline but Roberto Firmino produced one of the silkiest touches of the season in Liverpool’s 4-1 win at West Ham.

Liverpool moved up to sixth in the Premier League, level on points with fourth-place Chelsea, with a dominant display at the Olympic Stadium.

Two quickfire goals from Mo Salah and Joel Matip gave the Reds a 2-0 lead at half-time, before Manuel Lanzini pulled a goal back for the hosts.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain swiftly restored Liverpool’s two-goal lead and Salah bagged his second of the night to complete the scoring.

But we were particularly taken by this piece of control from Firmino, who managed to make football look far too easy as he led the line for the visitors.

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