The Reds won 2-1 in London on Friday night.
The Dutchman told Liverpool Echo: "It was a big win for us.
"It was great to celebrate with our fans at the end. The manager congratulated us. He was happy. There were lots of hugs!
“We played a really good first half and scored two good goals.
“In the second half we didn't start so well. We dropped a bit too deep and conceded a goal which made things difficult for us but we saw the game out.
“Our gameplan is always to start on the front foot like that. To dominate our opponent. We try to do that, no matter who we are playing against. That's the way we train and it's what we're good at. It worked well for us against Chelsea."