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Photos: Best of the pictures from Liverpool’s 1-0 win over West Brom

Liverpool picked up one of their most important wins of the season on Sunday, with Roberto Firmino‘s header edging the Reds past West Brom.

Following an ugly win at Stoke City last weekend, Jurgen Klopp was looking for another three points away to a powerful Baggies side.

Liverpool never hit their best form on a tense afternoon, but they showed great resilience to come through a potentially tricky contest.

Philippe Coutinho was restored to the starting lineup, having started on the bench at Stoke, along with his compatriot Firmino.

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia warms-up before the FA Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, 2016: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia and Roberto Firmino in action against West Bromwich Albion during the FA Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Joel Matip was a towering presence throughout the contest, with his aerial ability and class on the ball both catching the eye.

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, 2016: Liverpool's Joel Matip in action against West Bromwich Albion's Hal Robson-Kanu during the FA Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The first half was a dire affair, but Firmino headed home right on the stroke of half-time, following Lucas Leiva‘s flick-on.

Celebrations followed…

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the first goal against West Bromwich Albion during the FA Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the first goal against West Bromwich Albion with team-mate Philippe Coutinho Correia during the FA Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster spent much of the closing stages in the Liverpool half, leaving Alberto Moreno open for a woeful miss with the goal gaping on the break.

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, 2016: Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum in action against West Bromwich Albion's goalkeeper Ben Foster during the FA Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, 2016: Liverpool's Alberto Moreno looks dejected after missing an open goal in injury time against West Bromwich Albion during the FA Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Emre Can and Divock Origi, two players who have come in for plenty of criticism this season, both enjoyed a good afternoon for the Reds. Can, in particular, was excellent.

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can in action against West Bromwich Albion during the FA Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, 2016: Liverpool's Divock Origi has his shirt pulled by West Bromwich Albion's Chris Brunt during the FA Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Simon Mignolet has been similarly under fire from a section of the fanbase, but as was the case away to Stoke, he made a vital second-half save.

He enjoyed the win, as did Klopp.

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet celebrates the 1-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion during the FA Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The victory sees Liverpool leap back into third place in the Premier League, and their top-four chances are now looking extremely healthy.

Next up is the visit of Crystal Palace next Sunday, as the Reds look to make it six wins out of eight.

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