Jürgen Klopp thrilled by Thiago ‘thunderball’ as Liverpool see off Porto


Nothing can disrupt Liverpool’s procession through a group of European heavyweights. Jürgen Klopp rested, re-energised and recuperated players against Porto and was rewarded with a fifth successive victory that yielded the club’s highest ever points tally in the Champions League group phase. He could not have wished for more.

Tyler Morton, at 19, started for the first time at Anfield and was the embodiment of composure in central midfield. Thiago Alcântara illuminated the night with a stunning opening goal while Mohamed Salah produced another moment of individual brilliance to score his 17th goal in 17 games this season. Those are the bullet points, but there was plenty for Klopp to savour.

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Written by Andy Hunter at Anfield
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