So while Klopp has had time to change his Liverpool team and turn them into genuine title contenders, he has also had more than 10 times more money to spend than Pochettino since that day last October.
It was the first away goal that Wijnaldum has scored for Liverpool in the Premier League.
Erik Lamela grabbed what turned out to be a consolation goal for Spurs in added time. A lot of people watch our games in the Champions League and it's our job to do the best we can do in these games. The most important thing is to keep the balance.
"If you compete and they were better, you say congratulations, but I think we can not compare". Sure you will be punished for the team and quality they have on the pitch.More news: At Least 5 Dead from Hurricane Florence
"Winning here is so hard, unbelievably difficult, so I never expect that".
"Unfortunately we didn't have enough time to score again because the game was finishing".
"So I'm really happy about the performance and proud of the performance because the boys came back Wednesday and Thursday, we trained yesterday and then playing our football in that way, that's really nice for a manager".
Lamela lashed home in the final moments, putting a flattering gloss on a scoreline that didn't reflect Liverpool's dominance.More news: Two Russians accused by United Kingdom in spy poisoning to give interview
"It's no problem, it's still early, five games".
Some fans, however, agree that the Reds could win this campaign if their focus was 100% on the domestic league.
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.
Speaking to reporters, Klopp said on his new £43million man: "I don't like to compare players but we had similar question about Robbo and Oxlade and I'm not sure if Sadio (Mane) played from the beginning, but I think he had a full pre-season".More news: Won't Run for a Second Term, Says Iraq Prime Minister
'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.