It was never going to be a raucous night at Anfield such was Liverpool’s position in what was coined the group of death, but that it was a dead rubber did not put a stop to a victory.
And while it might have taken until the second half for the Reds to find the net, when they did, they did it in style.
Morton played a pivotal role in the second goal before the No. 11 and Jordan Henderson combined with devastating effect, leaving plenty for the 19-year-old to smile over after the 90 minutes.
“Genuinely, every minute [was my favourite moment]. I loved every minute of it, especially walking out and looking up and seeing everyone and clapping the fans at the end,” Morton said.
“That’s what I’m here for and that’s where I’m striving for and to get applause at the end off all the fans, that’s what I want and why I want to play for this club.”
The 19-year-old himself was left saying there are “no words describe how much it means to me” as he once again lived out his boyhood dream:
And Thiago received the adulation of his teammates as he shared in his post-goal delight, one that will be talked about for years to come:
The result is one that pushed Liverpool’s lead in Group B to 10 points, an astounding total with one game still to play.
History beckons if the 100 percent record is maintained against AC Milan in Italy but before then, the Reds have three all-important Premier League wins to secure – let’s get to it!