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Liverpool's dramatic victories provided some of 2014's top moments

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Liverpool may have been unsuccessful in their attempts to win a maiden Premier League title last season, but their dramatic victories over some of the best sides in the division have made for some memorable moments in 2014. 

Brendan Rodgers' side had been dismissed as too weak to challenge for the major prize, but with Luis Suarez coming to the fore, took the league by storm and became the third side in the history of the competition to score over 100 goals in one season. 

Their attacking, rip-roaring style of play made them the most exciting team to watch and fired them back into the Champions League at the expense of fierce rivals Manchester United after a five-year absence.

Arsenal assault

The best result of the season was the emphatic 5-1 victory over Arsene Wenger's Arsenal, a win that highlighted their transformation into true title contenders and ridiculed the Gunners' position as league leaders.  

Martin Skrtel scored twice inside the first 10 minutes to get them off to a perfect start, before Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge added further goals to have them four-up with just 20 minutes of the contest gone. 

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Sterling then notched a second early into the second-half, prior to Mikel Arteta scoring from 12 yards for the visitors after Steven Gerrard had felled Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain inside the penalty area.

City scalp

25 years on from the Hillsborough disaster Liverpool used the sheer emotion of the occasion to beat fellow title contenders Manchester City at Anfield.

Sterling and Skrtel were again on the scoresheet, netting within the first-half to have the Reds cruising but a stirring comeback from City courtesy of a David Silva strike and Glen Johnson own goal had the game heading for a draw.

However Philippe Coutinho then scored a winner with 15 minutes remaining to send the crowd into ecstasy and move Rodgers' men into pole position in the title race. 

Fantastic results

The victories over Arsenal and City were the most memorable but the comfortably victory over David Moyes' hapless United side also made for incredible viewing.

Rivals Everton were swatted aside with ease when they travelled to Anfield in January, with high-scoring wins against Cardiff, Swansea and Stoke consolidating their reputation as the league's new entertainers. 

Suarez and Sturridge were the most potent strikeforce in the league, and together hit 55 goals to help fire the Reds to the brink of glory and have the footballing world purring in excitement.

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