Liverpool beat Aston Villa 2-1 Tuesday to close the gap with English Premier League leaders Manchester City as the domestic league campaign will end in only a few weeks.
Aston Villa’s Douglas Luiz scored the opener in the third minute at Birmingham’s Villa Park.
But Liverpool made a quick reply when Joel Matip equalized in the sixth minute after Virgil van Dijk’s pass.
Liverpool’s Senegalese star Sadio Mane scored the winning goal in the second half with a header.
So second-place Liverpool have 86 points in 36 matches to pursue leaders Manchester City, who bagged 86 points in 35 games.
Mid-table Aston Villa have 43 points.
Man City will visit Wolverhampton Wanderers on Wednesday.
The 2021-22 Premier League will end after the week 38 matches that will be held on May 22.