Sadio Mane scored the winner with nine minutes left as Liverpool moved 22 points clear of second placed Manchester City.
Roberto Firmino's late winner opened up a 16-point lead for Liverpool at the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 victory at Wolves.
Liverpool have earned 61 points from a possible 63 in 21 games to streak 16 points clear at the top and with a game in hand over second-placed Leicester.
Liverpool haven't lost a game in the league this season and are on top of the points table with 58 points from 20 games, while Tottenham Hotspur are sixth with 30 points from 21 matches.
Liverpool's 19th win in 20 league games this season completed an incredible 12 months for a team at the peak of their powers.
Sadio Mane scored the only goal of a controversial clash at Anfield as Liverpool extended their unbeaten run at home in the league to 50 games.
The Club World Cup triumph completes a fabulous year for Liverpool, with a third piece of silverware to go with the Champions League and UEFA Super Cup.
Premier League: Liverpool took a huge step towards a first Premier League title in 30 years by beating defending champions Manchester City 3-1.
Premier League 2019, Liverpool vs Man City Highlights: Fabinho, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane scored for Liverpool, while Bernardo Silva scored Man City's only goal.
Liverpool, who top the Premier League table, host defending champions Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday.
Virat Kohli birthday: The Indian captain turned 31 on Tuesday with wishes pouring in from all parts of the globe.
Liverpool host Manchester City in a blockbuster Premier League clash on November 10 and Pep Guardiola fired the first salvo with his comments on Sadio Mane.
Liverpool staged a thrilling fightback to beat Aston Villa 2-1 and preserve their unbeaten league record this season in dramatic fashion.
Liverpool registered a 2-1 win over Leicester City to go eight points clear of Manchester City in Premier League.
Roberto Firmino provided a stunning assist for Mohamed Salah's goal and was named man-of-the-match despite only coming on eight minutes before half-time.
Mohamed Salah brushed aside his supposed falling out with Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane by posting a brilliant video.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson insists Sadio Mane's touchline tirade at Burnley showed his side's desire to win the Premier League.
Jurgen Klopp led Liverpool to the Champions League trophy and also second place to Manchester City in the Premier League.