Liverpool managed to bag all three points despite being reduced to 10-men after Alisson Becker was red-carded for a blatant handball outside his penalty, ABC News can report.
The Reds, after the win at Anfield, have extended their lead to 11 points above their closest contender, Manchester City.
Leicester has an opportunity to cut the deficit to 8 points with win over Everton, Sunday.
Jurgen Klopp’s side was coasting to victory after two Virgil van Dijk headers from Trent Alexander-Arnold assists in the space of six first-half minutes before Brighton were given a lifeline 10 minutes to the end of the game.
Liverpool ‘s closest contender, Manchester City had earlier in the day been held in a 2:2 draw against Newcastle United.
The victory means Liverpool have equaled their longest-ever unbeaten run in the top flight, having also gone 31 games without defeat between May 1987 and March 1988.
Alisson will now miss the Merseyside derby with Everton at Anfield on Wednesday.