After a string of uninspiring results, Liverpool FC finally managed to make things click with an emphatic win over bottom placed Aston Villa as Jurgen Klopp spoke of the victory as a result to soothe the soul.
Liverpool came away with a 6-0 victory as Daniel Sturridge, James Milner, Emre Can, Divock Origi, Nathaniel Clyne and Kolo Toure all found the back of the net. Manager Jurgen Klopp said that it was a much needed win and would soothe some of the tension at the club.
“We came out and did well again, scored more goals and won 6-0. It [doesn’t happen] too often in a manager’s life, so we should keep it for bad times. It was a good game for us, a result for the soul, for the table, for our goal difference, so everything was good.”, Klopp said, according to Liverpool’s official website.
Sturridge is a real striker
The Reds manager also had some words of praise for his injury plagued striker Daniel Sturridge, who has been injured for more games than he has played in his Liverpool career.
“We need the goals of Daniel and he needs the goals, that’s clear,” said Klopp. “It’s not a surprise that he can score goals of course but it’s a surprise how well tuned he is with the team when he starts. With his movements, he’s a real striker, that’s good to see.”
A good day for the Merseysiders
Most Liverpool fans were pleased with the ruthless display by the Reds, and perhaps the relieving sight of seeing their once prolific striker Daniel Sturridge scoring and doing the Sturridge Dance again. It was also a necessary win for the club, after losing to leaders Leicester City and then throwing away a two goal lead to draw against relegation struggling Sunderland in their previous two league games.
The result takes Liverpool to 8th position on the league table, just three points away from bitter rivals Manchester United, who are holding tight to the number 5 spot. However they will also be looking behind them at Watford, Stoke City, Everton and Chelsea who will be looking to usurp their position as the business end of the season approaches.