The Dutchman’s comments aren’t just hot air. The patient win against Cardiff was just one more example of many where the Reds have kept their cool and kept plugging away.

The late goal against Spurs at the end of March was our third winning goal in the 90th minute in the Premier League this season. A statistic no other side in the league can better.

Two late goals against Southampton and another two second-half goals at home to Chelsea show that the Reds are confident that the quality in their ranks will eventually shine through.