The Merseyside fans have just as swiftly taken in the Cameroon international after a stellar league debut against Tottenham in which his defensive partner Dejan Lovren picked up man-of-the-match.
Matip told Liverpool's official website: "At the beginning, we played a lot of games together. Also when Ragnar [Klavan] came back, I have a good feeling with him.
"Dejan gives me cover all the time and I know I can trust him. It also needs some time so I know the way he will make and he knows the way I will make. It needs some time but it will get better."