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Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday March 4, 2017. Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Photos: Best of the pictures from Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Arsenal

Liverpool sealed a crucial 3-1 win over Arsenal on Saturday evening, as they recovered from the woeful defeat to Leicester City.

The Reds were superb against their top-four rivals, with Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Georginio Wijnaldum all finding the net.

There were excellent individual performances everywhere you looked, but the team as a whole looked back to its devastating best.

Firmino’s close-range finish gave Liverpool an early lead, with the Brazilian finishing well after typically industrious work by Mane.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 4, 2017: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino scores the first goal against Arsenal during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 4, 2017: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino Celebrates scoring the first goal against Arsenal during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mane was the Reds’ standout player on a great night at Anfield, with the flying forward bordering on unplayable with his pace, trickery and ruthless end product.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 4, 2017: Liverpool's Sadio Mane in action against Arsenal during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's Sadio Mane (centre) celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool.

With nerves jangling after Danny Welbeck pulled a goal back, a delightful sweeping move was finished off by the excellent Wijnaldum. He has now scored at home to Arsenal, Chelsea and Man City this season.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 4, 2017: Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum celebrates scoring the third goal against Arsenal during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp sped down the touchline when Wijnaldum scored, celebrating with an equally overjoyed supporter in the process.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 4, 2017: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates with a supporter as his side score the third goal in a 3-1 victory over Arsenal during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 4, 2017: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates as his side score the third goal in a 3-1 victory over Arsenal during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The scenes were understandably jubilant at the final whistle, with Klopp embracing with his players and lapping up the applause.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 4, 2017: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates the 3-1 victory with Ragnar Klavan after the FA Premier League match against Arsenal at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The win moves Liverpool into third-place in the Premier League table, giving their chances of qualifying for next season’s Champions League a huge boost.

Attention now turns to next Sunday’s visit of Burnley, with a similar level of performance required.

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