Klopp wants Liverpool to recognise 'pure opportunity' of title tilt

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Solskjaer has been tasked with steering Manchester United into the top four as he looks to guide the Red Devils to Champions League qualification.

There is plenty of work to be done before that happens.

Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Watford FC at Anfield on February 27, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

But there are times when the manner of the performance is as important as the result, and Liverpool answered some questions and silenced plenty of doubters with this one.

"But we have the options which we will choose for the start, one of them and, maybe during the game, a second one. We spoke about the game, the opportunity we had and the things we did, and then we drove home".

'It's always about showing reactions but not reactions of the things we are talking about. "That's how it is".

Liverpool rediscovered their swagger and stayed top of the Premier League with a thrilling 5-0 win over Watford that was powered by two goals apiece from Sadio Mane and Virgil van Dijk on Wednesday.

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"They opened the game very early and afterwards they dominated".

After a solitary win and three draws in their previous four Premier League games, this was a powerful and much-needed statement of intent.

Gracia's team had also had an extra two days of rest after winning at Cardiff last Friday.

'We won 5-0 so you don't talk about them but they had their moments.

Divock Origi added a third for the Reds midway through the second half with a firm strike inside the near post from the left to put the game beyond the visitors.

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As for the pressure, Klopp insists that that is being felt only by those outside the club. I am not aware of the noise from outside.

'The players were in my view, so I didn't see it, ' said Klopp. Let's enjoy the ride and see as far as it takes us.

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