Liverpool edge Sunderland to reclaim second

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Updated: March 27, 2014

Liverpool v Gomel - UEFA Europa League Third Round Qualifier

Liverpool moved moved back into second place in the Premiership after a edging past Sunderland 2-1 at Anfield on Wednesday.

A superb free kick from captain Steven Gerrard and a second by Daniel Sturridge, his 20th of the season, extended Liverpool’s unbeaten run to 7 matches, keeping their title hopes alive.

Liverpool sit a point behind Chelsea and 2 clear of City who have 2 games in hand, while Sunderland remain in the drop zone 3 points behind Crystal Palace.

In the nights other game, West Ham moved into 11th place following a 2-1 victory over Hull City at Upton Park.