Liverpool got their Europa League campaign off to a winning start by coming from behind to triumph at LASK on Thursday.
A belter from Florian Flecker put the hosts in front early on only for the Reds to storm back in the second half with a Darwin Nunez penalty, Luis Diaz and substitute Mohamed Salah earning a 3-1 victory.
The result means Jurgen Klopp’s men have extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 17 games after a strong end to last season.
But there was plenty that went unnoticed or under the radar during the 90 minutes at the Raiffeisen Arena.
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It wasn't quite a Wolvesesque first-half showing from Liverpool, as Klopp was keen to point out to his players at half-time. But there was still reason for the Reds boss to be irked.
LASK had an opportunity to double their lead when Marin Ljubicic had a shot blocked by Virgil van Dijk. Klopp, though, was livid what appeared a foul by the home player on Ibrahima Konate in the build-up went unpunished, and made his feelings clear to the fourth official.
Konate, meanwhile, was so irked that, after not being given another foul shortly afterwards, he was booked for complaining. Steady on, Ibou.
This was a landmark evening for a pair of Liverpool players, with teenage winger Ben Doak and deadline-day signing Ryan Gravenberch both making their first starts for the club.
Hearts, though, were in mouths when Gravenberch went to ground inside the final 20 minutes before hobbling off around the perimeter of the pitch.
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