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Liverpool boss Klopp on beating Bournemouth: Best pressing I've seen for while

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was delighted with their 3-0 win over Bournemouth.

The Reds reclaimed first spot in the standings courtesy of a ruthless display in which Sadio Mane set them on their way to victory with a header midway through the first half.

Georginio Wijnaldum overcame illness to take his place in the starting line-up – and marked his return to action with a lobbed finish to make it 2-0 shortly after.

Mohamed Salah put the seal on a fine afternoon's work when he swept in at the conclusion of a slick move having been teed up by Roberto Firmino's sumptuous backheel.

Klopp beamed, "It was a difficult game, we all saw the situations when Bournemouth could play, could use their speed, could use their good offensive organisation. In all the other moments we played a really, really good game. Counter-pressing-wise, it was the best for a while.

"It was outstanding, which for us is always a sign for a really good game. It was a good moment to get it back. Offensively, it was creative, it was with power and speed, offering runs even if you don't get the ball. Be a bit wild offensively, force them into difficult situations and use it then. All the goals were brilliant. It was just a really, really good game and a very deserved three points."

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