Jurgen Klopp can breathe a sigh of relief having got his side back to winning ways in the league, and what a way to do it.
With rumours of Jose Mourinho’s job hanging by a thread, this result would have proved extra sweet for anyone involved with the Reds.
However, despite the win, did everyone play well? Liverpool controlled the game for the most part, but scroll below to see who stood out.
Was helpless for the goal, but reacted well to deny Oscar a 45-yard screamer.
Energetic and always involved, but faded during the second period.
A colossal performance from Skrtel. Kept Costa quiet and didn’t react to the striker’s dirty tricks.
Solid if unspectacular, did his job well and worked in tandem to limit Costa.