Jurgen Klopp hailed knowledgeable and mature efficiency after Liverpool continued their relentless march to a primary title in 30 years with a snug 3-zero win at struggling Bournemouth.

Objectives from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Naby Keita and Mohamed Salah in a devastating 19-minute spell both facet of half-time noticed the Reds make it 33 Premier League video games unbeaten to maneuver 11 factors clear on the high of the desk.

Bournemouths trigger was not helped by a hamstring harm to key defender Nathan Ake moments earlier than Oxlade-Chamberlains opener, whereas Cherries striker Callum Wilson limped off within the second half on a depressing afternoon for Eddie Howes out-of-type hosts.

With a commanding three-purpose lead after 54 minutes, Klopp was afforded the luxurious of not taking pointless dangers as he negotiates a packed December fixture checklist and curiosity in 5 completely different competitions.

Requested if it was an ideal day, the Liverpool boss replied: Yeah, it was, 100 per cent.

I actually really feel for him (Howe) as a result of you possibly can lose in opposition to us, clearly that may occur, however shedding Ake and Wilson in the identical recreation is after all a significant blow.

We scored fantastic targets, we had extra possibilities, did very well, had been actually uncomfortable to play (in opposition to).

From 3-zero on we managed the sport completely and nothing actually occurred anymore.

The gamers didnt prefer it an excessive amount of, they wished to be actually loud in these moments, however I didnt need to see any pointless threat.

It was perhaps not essentially the most thrilling however essential. It was a completely tremendous efficiency, tremendous particular person performances and the workforce efficiency was simply actually mature {and professional}, simply what we would have liked.

Klopp made seven modifications on the Vitality Stadium following the emphatic midweek Merseyside derby win.

The German opted to provide Sadio Mane a effectively-earned relaxation on the bench, whereas Divock Origi was additionally given a breather following his heroics in opposition to Everton as the Reds cantered to a primary clear sheet in 14 video games, with out conceding an try on track.

The one bitter word on the south coast got here when defender Dejan Lovren had to get replaced by Trent Alexander-Arnold within the 40th minute.

Klopp, who was additionally with out Georginio Wijnaldum and Adam Lallana due to minor points, doesn’t consider the Croatians harm to be extreme forward of Tuesdays essential Champions League conflict with RB Salzburg.

You dont at all times know precisely but it surely appears not too critical, it appears like a little bit of cramp, Klopp stated of Lovren.

Its much like Gini Wijnaldum and Adam Lallana, not critical however critical sufficient to maintain them out.

We’ve two days to guarantee that they will go once more. I dont know 100 per cent.

Bournemouth boss Howe felt Akes early departure was the turning level of the sport and believes his facet are going through their hardest spell since promotion in 2015 due to a prolonged harm checklist.

Defeat for the Cherries, who had been already lacking the likes of Steve Prepare dinner, Charlie Daniels, David Brooks and Joshua King, was a fifth in succession to depart the membership a degree above the relegation zone.

The sport appeared to hinge on Nathans harm, to that time wed appeared comparatively stable, stated Howe

He will get his harm and we concede seconds later, it was a hammer blow, a double whammy with the harm after which the purpose and we by no means recovered.

I dont need to make the excuse of accidents being behind every thing however you simply have a look at the quantity we have now, with the standard of gamers had been lacking.

Im unsure there are lots of Premier League groups that would address that.

Its in all probability the most important problem weve ever confronted since we got here into the Premier League.

Requested for an replace on Ake, he replied: Ive bought no concept. I noticed what you noticed on the pitch. Ive not spoken to him, it appears like a hamstring harm, it appeared fairly critical, he knew right away, so it doesnt look good.

Talking about Wilson, he replied: Im, not 100 per cent certain what Callums drawback was. It was a dash to the nook, I noticed him cease sprinting, was involved that he stated he needed to come off.

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