Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp says Champions League complacency would 'be silly'

Sturridge scores - Sturridge is set free behind the defence by Coutinho's excellent pass, rounds Adrian, and has a simple finish to put Liverpool ahead.

Philippe Coutinho achieved a personal milestone during Liverpool's 4-0 win over West Ham in the Premier League at the London Stadium. The Englishman was on full display in a promising performance.

For manager Jurgen Klopp, the Brazilian's absence would be a significant blow. The full-back dragged his shot wide of Mignolet's far post from inside the 18.

Without a doubt, the man of the match was Philippe Coutinho.

35' - GOAL! West Ham 0-1 Liverpool. Both him and Lucas played 90 minutes. The Englishman made no mistake, rounded the goalkeeper and scored a wonderful opener.

West Ham: Adrian 6, Fonte 6, Reid 6, Collins 6, Byram 6, Fernandes 5, Nordtveit 5, Cresswell 6, Lanzini 5, Ayew 5, Calleri 5.

Liverpool survived a scare when Andre Ayew somehow struck the same post twice from point-blank range in the space of seconds just before the interval.

At least they are playing better on their travels than at Anfield at the moment, having won their last three away matches, while their last three home games have yielded no victories and only two points.

Divock Origi also got in on the scoring fun when he turned home a miss hit Wijnaldum volley.

Perhaps the most significant bonus for Klopp, though, is the fact that Daniel Sturridge appears to be finally over the injury problems that have troubled him for the best part of three years.

A five-match unbeaten run came unceremoniously to an end and a "lap of appreciation" by the players after the match was conducted in front of virtually empty stands. Should Arsenal win, the pressure on Liverpool to follow that result will be huge.

Firmino has scored 12 goals this season and provided eight assists, but Klopp revealed he felt pain after the draw to Southampton last weekend.

After top-four rivals Arsenal and Manchester City won on Saturday, the pressure was on Liverpool and they responded in the flawless manner.

While he wasn't the difference between the two sides, his magic in-between the lines was too much for a West Ham team, who played as though their holidays plans had been brought forward.

"Middlesbrough have had a hard season, and it's hard in a season like this to enjoy football".

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