It was the first away Premier League goal for Wijnaldum and it was confirmed by goal-line technology, with referee Michael Oliver pointing to his wrist amid objections by Tottenham players.
"Today we train, then we make a lineup for tomorrow".
Critics will point to the fact that all three of this big finals were lost but if anyone needs proof of the improvement at the club under the former Dortmund manager, then all they need to do is look back at the team sheet from that first match in charge back in 2015.More news: Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino won't blame Michel Vorm for Liverpool opener
Some fans, however, agree that the Reds could win this campaign if their focus was 100% on the domestic league. So now we have to prove that and do it again and again and again, and see if we can do so.
"I am long enough now in this business to know no one plays a flawless season - not even [Manchester] City previous year played a ideal season", he said.
"If you compete and they were better, you say congratulations, but I think we can not compare".
However, Klopp suggested that he is feeling the effects from a busy schedule with Gareth Southgate's squad, and with a key Champions League clash coming up against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday, the German stressed it was important to have his skipper running at full capacity. We had in all the games really good moments. "I'm not sure, but maybe we have an injury with Roberto".More news: California's 25.1 percent adult obesity rate 4th lowest in the nation
The onus is now on Chelsea and Watford to keep pace with Liverpool when they host Cardiff and Manchester United respectively later on Saturday.
Vorm failed to control the rebound after Mane's cross from the right was turned onto the post by Jan Vertonghen, and Firmino collected himself to poke it over the goal line for his second league goal of the season and second in as many games. Amusing. I haven't seen it back, I only saw the situation from 60 yards away so I've no clue what exactly happened.
'With Hendo, we need him so much and I don't think it makes sense in the moment to play him, ' he told Sky Sports before the lunchtime kick off. "But we will see".More news: Florence pours on the rain in the Carolinas, swelling rivers