Jurgen Klopp said it “felt like Christmas” after Liverpool scored three second-half goals to dismantle Huddersfield Town at Anfield.
The Reds missed a penalty and offered little going forward during a turgid first half before Daniel Sturridge’s 100th club goal, Roberto Firmino’s header and Georginio Wijnaldum’s finish secured the points.
It was a much-needed win after the 4-1 loss against Tottenham at Wembley last week, Liverpool climbing three places up the table to sixth.
“Three goals, three points, clean sheet,” said Klopp after coming out on top in the tactical battle with his best friend and Huddersfield boss David Wagner.
“Tottenham was the worst game we played in the season and you can’t ignore it. It can happen.