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VIDEO: Liverpool’s Rodgers thrilled with win, deserved “extra goals”

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Liverpool’s Lazar Markovic, right, vies for the ball with Sunderland’s Adam Johnson, left, during their English Premier League soccer match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

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“Our only disappointment against Sunderland was we didn’t have the extra goals to show for our domination.”

That quote from Brendan Rodgers showed just how much confidence is building in Liverpool as the Reds continue their long climb back up the Premier League table.

[ MATCH RECAP: Sunderland 0-1 Liverpool ]

The Reds got an early goal from Lazar Markovic and had its fate all but assured by the time Liam Bridcutt was sent off for Sunderland four minutes into the second half. Liverpool is now within four points of the top four.

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