The Reds’ trip to Selhurst Park looked set to be a carbon copy of their defeat at Man United earlier in March, but for a spirited second-half showing.
Jurgen Klopp will still have lessons to learn after a limp first-half display, however, with both positives and negatives to take from the win.
This is Anfield’s Jack Lusby (@jacklusby_) spoke to Liverpool writer Joel Rabinowitz (@joel_archie) and LFC Transfer Room’s Alex Mansfield (@el_mansfield) to discuss the Reds’ 2-1 victory at Selhurst Park.
JACK: After the game Klopp described the three points as “dirty,” and therein lies the key positive to take from this victory.
When the half-time whistle blew it almost seemed like a foregone conclusion, and as the second half wore on and Palace fought back into the game at 1-1 this was hammered home even further.
But that Liverpool were able to find that kernel of quality in the dying stages shows an improved winning mentality that…