Sadio Mane came off the bench to get the winner with twelve minutes remaining, expertly taking down skipper Jordan Henderson’s raking pass and smashing in at the close to post.
It means that Jurgen Klopp’s side need simply five additional wins from their remaining twelve games to ensure the title, having dropped simply 2 points all campaign.
Chances were at a premium during a blustery half, however Liverpool ramped up the pressure within the second period – Canaries goalkeeper Tim Krul creating a shocking double save to deny Mohamed Salah’s low shot and Naby Keita’s close-range follow-up.
Having been pegged back for an extended period, Norwich could have scored on the counter-attack as Alex Tettey’s strike from an angle caught Alisson swiftly at his near post however the effort discomposed the foot of the upright.
But Senegal international Mane – who missed the last 2 games through a hamstring injury – proved to be the difference having entered the action on the hour mark.
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