By Oliver Dawnay
4th December 2019,10: 42 PM
Jurgen Klopp won his 100 th Premier League match in charge of Liverpool as the Reds dismantled their fierce rivals Everton 5-2 at Anfield on Wednesday evening.
TheMerseyside derbywas Klopp’s 159 th top-flight fixture in charge – and he has now become the second quickest manager in Premier League history to reach a centurion of victories.
Jose Mourinhoholds the title as the boss who did it the quickest, having bulldozed his way to 100 wins in record time during his two spells with Chelsea.
However, the Portuguese’s record could yet be beaten by Pep Guardiola, who has led Manchester City to 97 wins in just 129 matches.
100 – Liverpool’s victory over Everton was Jürgen Klopp’s 100 th Premier League win in his 159 th match in charge in the competition; among all managers, only José Mourinho (142 matches) enjoyed 100 wins in fewer games in the competition’s history. Centurion.# LIVEVEpic.twitter.com/XHRKbQayUK
– OptaJoe (@OptaJoe)December 4 , 2019
Liverpool’s victory over Everton means Klopp is now unbeaten in nine league and cup meetings with the Toffees, winning six of them.
Goals from Divock Origi and Xherdan Shaqiri put Jurgen Klopp’s men 2-0 up but Michael Keane’s neat finish pulled one back for Everton on 21 minutes .
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But a excellent touch and lob from Origi and Sadio Mane’s strike made it 4-1 to the Reds. Richarlison scored on the stroke of half time with a header.
There was only one more goal in the second half and that fell to Liverpool – Georginio Wijnaldum firing the ball home following great work on the left from substitute Roberto Firmino.