Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp answered those who thought Liverpool would "slip again", as The Reds had a vital Champions League 2-0 win against RB Leipzig in Budapest.
's players, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane scored the goals.
Before this victory, which helpedLiverpool
a lot, they had consecutive Premier League defeats to Brighton, Manchester City, and Leicester.
"It was the game we wanted, the game we needed,"
he announced at BT Sport.
"Leipzig can be a real monster, they overrun teams, they are really physical and tonight we controlled them in an exceptional way. We played a really good game and we got the result we deserved.
"We defended really well and had good recovery. It was a tough game with only two days since the last one. It's only the first leg, we know that but a lot of people were waiting for us to slip again.
"For two years we were really good and this year we have problems, that's fine. A lot of people expected us to slip again but the boys didn't."
After three back-to-back losses, Liverpool are now standing sixth in the Premier League table, having won just two of their eight league matches in 2021.
The Reds shone against a team also known for their relentless strikes.Liverpool
used all RB Leipzig's mistakes.
Salah's goal was the result of a poor Marcel Sabitzer back pass and Mane netted after Nordi Mukiele missed a clearance.
The Reds will play against RB Leipzig again at Anfield on March 10.
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