Klopp says “momentum is not a coincidence”.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp thanked the Anfield crowd for their assist in their 2-1 win over Tottenham on Sunday.
The Reds crowd helped lift Jurgen Klopp’s players back to the top of the Premier League - two points adrift of Manchester City who have a game in hand - as a late Toby Alderweireld one-goal in front of the Kop wrapped up the win over the north London club.
And, following the triumph Klopp expressed his satisfaction with the support of the home fans after Lucas Moura’s goal cancelled out Roberto Firmino‘s first-half strike.
The German told reporters: "We are all human beings. Nine months ago, we started this mission, this ride, and wanted to go for the highest stakes in two competitions. We did it our way. The boys improved so much.
"It feels like we always have to apologise a bit that the football last season... people always want the 100 per cent package. We have to find a way to win football games much more often than in the past. Until now, it kind of worked.
"The boys work hard and if we would be first of the table after the last match of season, it would be a championship of will. We want it. We get used to situations, bit by bit, a bit better.
"The whole stadium, it was 1-1, it was the best performance of a Liverpool crowd after an equaliser since I am in [the club]. The atmosphere was completely front-footed. When you concede a counter-attack like we did, nobody can be completely happy, but they celebrated when they didn't score, and we always had the chance to score ourselves. I am really happy about the attitude again."
Klopp added: "Momentum is not a coincidence. It is something you take, you keep, and you use.
"We play in five days against Southampton, they are in a really good moment, Ralph [Hasenhuttl] is doing a brilliant job. They will give us no presents. We showed again that the boys are ready to fight, and we will be ready again."