The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Philippe Coutinho put Liverpool ahead at Anfield after six minutes and Firmino doubled the lead shortly after halftime.
But it was not until the second half that the floodgates opened with Roberto Firmino scoring either side of a brilliant strike from Trent Alexander-Arnold, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain completing the rout eight minutes from time.
"In the first half we did OK and we stepped it up in the second half".
'I spoke about consistency of performance and I really think we are there. After the game, you look and it's 5-0 and you think: 'Wow, 5-0.
Liverpool extended its unbeaten league run to 11 games, but after all three draws of its previous four matches it felt it should have emerged as a victor.
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"We are in training on Wednesday, I don't know if I will speak to the chairman or the owners tonight or tomorrow, but as things remain I will be in charge for Watford and for training".
The Liverpool boss has come under fire from critics for his side's defending, with the Reds conceding three goals against Arsenal last Friday.
"It's always hard to get players in when you are bottom of the league because players will always be looking at their own situation and where we are".
A late Solanke volley, which was nearly identical to Firmino's first, would have been an extra piece of icing on what remained of the Christmas cake, but the young striker will have been pleased with his late cameo nevertheless, just as Liverpool will be very satisfied with their overall display as they extended their unbeaten streak to 14 games. They had no real chances apart from those five minutes. "You have to give everything you've got", he said.
"I have to be honest and say I didn't see that from a lot of players".