Jurgen Klopp promised no let-up from Liverpool after gazing Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino bury Brighton.
The Brazilian duo, ably assisted through Mohamed Salah, stay the Reds’ top-four rate on target as they tore the Seagulls to shreds in a thumping Five-1 victory.
Emre Can opened the scoring with a header earlier than Salah and Coutinho arrange Firmino for a quickfire 2d.
Firmino doubled his tally early in the second one 1/2, simply moments after Simon Mignolet had denied Glenn Murray from point-blank vary on the different finish.
Murray sooner or later pulled one again from the penalty spot, however Coutinho’s cheeky free-kick which flew beneath the leaping Brighton wall restored the three-goal cushion.
And Coutinho finished the rout when his shot used to be inadvertently headed into his personal web through Lewis Dunk.
“We’d like effects,” mentioned Reds boss Klopp. “It seems like we’re flying however sadly it’s no longer like that, we need to paintings in point of fact exhausting.
“In our calmer moments we’re a in point of fact excellent crew, however we want to raise on.
“I’m a lot more within the subsequent recreation. It’s vital that it’s excellent as a result of we want the issues, we wish to keep as shut as conceivable to the groups in entrance people.”
Accidents and sickness had compelled Klopp to play with two midfielders, Can and Georginio Wijnaldum, along his handiest are compatible centre-half, Dejan Lovren, in a makeshift again 3.
But if the German has a entrance 3 in this sort of shape he may just most likely dispense with centre-backs altogether.
“We had giant issues line-up smart,” added Klopp. “However for this recreation nowadays the formation fitted in point of fact neatly. We had to be affected person and it’s excellent in case you have this sort of high quality.
“It’s at all times tougher than Five-1 seems to be. It might were other however we received it and I believe we deserved it.”
For Brighton, it used to be a chastening afternoon as they slipped to a primary house defeat since they had been crushed through Manchester Town at the opening day of the season.
“The largest sadness is that you must keep within the recreation,” mentioned supervisor Chris Hughton.
“They had been at all times going to have extra ownership, however after 30 mins we had had the most efficient probability – after which inside two mins we had been 2-Zero down.
“The gamers are conscious about Liverpool’s strengths however at 2-Zero down it turns into very tough to get again into the sport.
“You’ve got to have a degree of efficiency to have a possibility. I believed they had been superb and gave us a harsh lesson, however we had been additionally beneath the degrees we have now set this season.”