Trent Alexander-Arnold saluted one among the greatest performances of supervisor Jurgen Klopp’s reign after serving to Liverpool clinch a “very, very particular” victory at Newcastle.
The Reds appeared lifeless and buried at St James’ Park when skipper Virgil van Dijk was despatched off three minutes after Anthony Gordon had fired the house aspect right into a Twenty fifth-minute lead.
Nevertheless, they escaped additional punishment to make it to the latter levels of the sport nonetheless just one purpose in deficit, and finally emerged with three factors after substitute Darwin Nunez scored an unlikely late double.
Alexander-Arnold advised the membership’s official web site: “It’s unbelievable, to be trustworthy. It was one thing very particular on the market in the present day.
“You come right here with a sport plan, you need to dictate possession, you need to management the sport, you need to attempt to kill the ambiance as fast as doable, as a lot as doable as a result of you recognize that’s a giant benefit for them.
“However that wasn’t the case and we’ve needed to do it the arduous means, the very arduous means.
“I believe we’ve made it tough, however on the market we dug deep, all of us pulled in collectively.
“It was one thing for the ages, to be trustworthy, one among our greatest performances since the supervisor’s are available in – and we’ve had some excellent performances as a staff, as people.
“However I believe we’ll look again on this sport as one thing very, very particular.”
Issues might need turned out in another way for Alexander-Arnold particularly had referee John Brooks judged his sixth-minute problem on Gordon seconds after he had been booked for kicking the ball away in another way, however he survived that scare and the sternest of examinations at the fingers of the former Everton striker to emerge victorious.
Nonetheless, it took an excellent save from keeper Alisson to disclaim Miguel Almiron earlier than the break and a submit to maintain the Paraguay worldwide at nay after it, however forgotten man Nunez took full benefit with an excellent double, levelling in the 81st-minute earlier than profitable it three minutes into stoppage time.
Alisson stated: “You can not underestimate [Liverpool], even in a sport like that. However to be trustworthy, even after we play towards them right here final season they’d one participant despatched off and it was actually arduous to play towards 10 males.
“Once you play as a unit, you are able to do so many issues on the pitch. You can also make the pitch be smaller. With the high quality that we’ve in the staff, we will accomplish that many issues.
“We stated in the altering rooms in half-time that we must always consider, we’re going to have probabilities and we must always consider that we’re able to doing one thing right here tonight.
“We did it. That is one among a form.”