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Jurgen Klopp insists he has no concerns over Liverpool’s goal-scorers finding the net when the team plays as it did against Swansea.
The Reds treated the Anfield faithful to a late Christmas present on Tuesday as they fired five past a helpless Swansea to reclaim a place back in the Premier League’s top four.
Liverpool’s typically emphatic attacking performance came with the surprise of Mohamed Salah failing to get on the score-sheet despite numerous chances.
A pause in the Egyptian’s prolific scoring run served as further testament to the Reds’ attacking power as Klopp’s men found goals from elsewhere in the team.
Roberto Firmino’s brace was accompanied by superb strikes from Philippe Coutinho, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in affording Salah an unwanted day off in the goals department.
It was for his foiled efforts that the summer-signing left the field as a somewhat frustrated figure in the second-half.
Discussing the individual goal-scoring tallies of his players, Klopp told Liverpoolfc.com: “I don’t care, to be honest, it’s not in my interest. If we play like we play in the good moments then the boys will be in different situations and it’ll be easy to score, like the second goal of Roberto tonight.”
“So that’s what you have to do, you have to work for that and everybody could see Mo was not the happiest person in the stadium when we took him off, but at least I have to stay kind of reasonable or serious or whatever because there’s a lot of games to come.”
“They all will score goals. Sadio did not play tonight, but he will score if we play like this, if we bring the different players, in the different moments in the situation.”
Salah already boasts 21 goals to his name in all competition this season having thrived since returning for his second spell in English football.
Though he wasn’t amongst the goals on Boxing Day, he did demonstrate his added value as a technician in Klopp’s setup by turning provider for Coutinho’s opener and one of Firmino’s double.
A player previously doubted for his intelligence in the final third is proving to be both a creative and scoring threat, with and without the ball.