Jurgen Klopp claimed all of Liverpool’s dreams were fulfilled after defeating Burnley 2-0 in front of a capacity crowd at Anfield on Saturday.
Goals either side of half-time from Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane secured a routine three points for the Reds, with Mohamed Salah also seeing a goal ruled out for offside prior to the break.
The win represented Liverpool’s ninth successive victory in their opening top-flight game at home. They have triumphed in each of their past seven Premier League outings too, as many victories as they enjoyed in their previous 20 fixtures in the competition.
Defeating Burnley also provided a little payback, given Sean Dyche’s side had ended Klopp’s 68-game unbeaten run at Anfield last term.
The Liverpool boss insisted the game lived up to expectations, considering the long wait to perform again on home turf in front of a full house.
“We were all looking forward to this,” Klopp told reporters after the match. “A football-fest.
“Nobody left today with any disappointment. All our dreams were fulfilled today, atmosphere-wise – the best we’ve had, it was pretty special.”
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