Liverpool held the run of play and found some insurance late as the Reds earned a 2-0 victory over Southhampton on Saturday at Anfield.
Sadio Mane headed the Reds into the lead at the 31-minute mark after Mohamed Salah lofted a cross towards the back post.
Thiago Alcantara recorded his first goal for the club as the game entered added time when he swept in from just outside of the area to make certain of the outcome.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker recorded the clean sheet for the Reds.
The result moves Jürgen Klopp’s side to within six points of fourth-placed Leicester City, with a game in hand.