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Liverpool’s weekend win put them within touching distance of sealing a top-four finish for the season; here we debate the biggest talking points of the match.

Jurgen Klopp‘s front three were in lethal form once more, as a goal apiece for Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino produced a 3-0 win.

After the weekend’s action the Reds sit third, with a 10-point buffer down to fifth and trailing Man United by one point—albeit having played a game more than all their rivals.

It will mean a big decision for Klopp in the next league game, which comes three days before the Champions League semi-final first leg against AS Roma.

This Is Anfield’s Karl Matchett (@karlmatchett) spoke to Shaun Gaddu (@shaungaddu) and Mat Twells (@twellsym) about the key issues arising from the win over Bournemouth, with one eye on the future.

 

The good…

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 14, 2018: Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and AFC Bournemouth at Anfield. (Pic by Laura Malkin/Propaganda)

KARL: Trent Alexander-Arnold‘s performance was, once again, magnificent.

And it’s nice to see him showcase his ‘usual’ traits again, being on the offensive and having great technical ability, after a big step up defensively.

Worth noting, perhaps, that he was also inch-perfect with his tracking and tackles against Bournemouth too, though.

Other than that it was good to see Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in dominant form and Loris Karius make a couple of important interventions, determined to keep another clean sheet.

SHAUN: The best moment was when Mohamed Salah thrusts him arm out, when Trent is out wide and…



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