A brace each from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane meant that Liverpool returned to the summit of the Premier League, beating Huddersfield 5-0 on Friday.
Liverpool will be aiming to reclaim pole position in the Premier League standings, when they face off against relegation battlers Cardiff City on Sunday.
Real Madrid have been dealt a major blow in pursuit of Sadio Mane, who is eyeing legend status at current club Liverpool.
Liverpool will be aiming to drive home their first leg advantage and qualify for the UEFA Champions League semi-final, when they take on Porto this week.
Liverpool reclaimed the top spot in the Premier League table from Manchester City, courtesy of a 2-0 victory against Chelsea on Sunday.
Second half goals from star men Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah fired Liverpool to an important win against top-four hopefuls Chelsea on Sunday.
Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane can solve Real Madrid's weakness in attack according to the Senegalese speedster's former teammate Oriol Romeu.
Liverpool will reportedly demand for Marco Asensio to be included as part of any deal that would see Real Madrid sign star attacker Sadio Mane.
Zinedine Zidane has reportedly asked Real Madrid to sign Sadio Mane on priority, with the Liverpool forward seen as integral to his plans for next season.
Real Madrid are reportedly set to reignite their interest in Liverpool superstar Sadio Mane, who has a keen admirer in Zinedine Zidane.