It's Huge Week, Let's Go For It - Jurgen Klopp

It's Huge Week, Let's Go For It - Jurgen Klopp

Salah was awarded the man of the match award, but refused to take the bright yellow brick, insisting on giving it to his teammate James Milner to mark his 500th appearance in the Premier League.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp says Liverpool are happy to be on top but are focused only on themselves.

Though their approach has been more pragmatic than blistering this season, Liverpool were back to their attacking best, with a Mohamed Salah hat-trick and a Steve Cook own goal securing the three points.

"We are not really interested in other teams", he said.

Liverpool now face a must-win Champions League game against Napoli mid-week, which will make or break their hopes in the competition that they went all the way to the final in last season.

However, Howe was not pleased with the assistant referee's decision in Salah's first goal, saying it should have been ruled out for offside.

While there is sure to be many calling for VAR following Salah's offside goal, but let's take a moment to praise his stunning goalscoring record at Liverpool and he will need to continue his brilliance in front of goal if Liverpool are to challenge Manchester City for the title.

There was no controversy about the second, though, as he shrugged off a foul to slip the ball into the corner, three minutes into the second half.

The 27-year-old would have his misery compounded by Salah again with the fourth goal, the Englishman losing out in a tussle with the Egyptian only to see his opponent go through on goal and toy with the Bournemouth for a few seconds before poking into the net.

"I understand clearly there were reasons for the second half not being as good as the first, but still a good result, an important result", he said.

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