However, it came at a cost with Mohamed Salah limping off injured late on with an injury caused by Hamza Choudhury’s lunge.
“It’s a challenge which I really don’t understand,” said Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, who believes Choudhury should have been sent off rather than just shown a yellow card.
“He is a player who is at full sprint, to bring him down without the ball around, for me it is only one colour (card).
“I don’t want to cause the boy any problems but he has to calm down in situations like that. It’s not the first time. He has to calm down.