Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: "It was wow from us."

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp expressed his satisfaction with how they performed against Arsenal on Monday night.


The Reds came from behind to seal a 3-1 win over the Gunners at Anfield.


Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said their performance against Arsenal on Monday night was 'WOW' after they sealed a 3-1 victory over the north London club.


French striker Alexandre Lacazette opened the scoring on Merseyside in the 25th minute after capitalising on Andrew Robertson's mistake but the Reds responded three minutes later through Senegal international Sadio Mane.


Left-back Robertson increased the lead in the 34th minute as he finished off a fantastic cross from Trent Alexander-Arnold.


And, late on in the game substitute Diogo Jota wrapped up the win with a brilliant strike on his Premier League debut at Anfield.


Following the victory over Mikel Arteta's side, Klopp told Sky Sports: "We had so many big moments and I don't dream we finish off each situation, we were 1-0 down but we won it and it was completely deserved. Could we score more goals? Yes. Could they score? Yes. We played constantly a high line.


"How can you defend Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with not having a high line? We punished them from time to time, did not punish them but killed a little of their match plan. They stuck to it but we did it again and again.


"We want to win the ball as high as we can that is why I was not frustrated or disappointed. The games can go either way and if they score goals it looked slightly different. It is about how you play, how you create and early in the season, with this performance, it is absolutely wow."


Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live, the German said: "Arsenal had the first counter-attack and we were unlucky. I don’t know how people make a defensive crisis out of that – I have no problem, do what you want. But I lose a bit of respect for this. We played outstanding football before and outstanding football after. The boys played an exceptional football game."


Regarding defender Robertson's mistake for Arsenal's opening goal, he replied: "It’s only a mistake. That’s just a curiosity of ball, foot, grass. It’s no problem. The reaction was brilliant. I loved all three goals but full back to full back [for the goal Robertson scored] – I love it."


On three wins from three, Klopp said: "It’s been a very difficult start. When I saw the schedule I thought 'wow' as Leeds was the most difficult you could get, then away to Chelsea and home to Arsenal, who are flying. That was really tough but we won it and that’s good."


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