This left Klopp buoyant as he eyes a successful end to the season, as he told reporters after the game.
“Controlling a game like today is the most important thing to do,” he explained.
“It was only 1-0 at half-time but we created lots of chances, good situations. Fluent, mature, flexible.
“The counter-pressing was outstanding from the boys today.”
He was left to once again praise Salah after the Egyptian scored his 40th goal in a remarkable debut campaign at Anfield, as he nears the Premier League Golden Boot.
“Mo wants us to be successful, and if he gets Golden Boot it’s more likely that we’re successful,” the manager said.
And he provided a vague update on a late injury for Dejan Lovren, saying “hopefully not too serious, but [we] cannot say much now about that.”
The hope will be Lovren is able to return for next weekend’s trip to take on West Brom, though it may be wise to save the centre-back for the Champions League semi-final clash with AS Roma on April 24.