The media praised Liverpool’s professionalism and numerous individual performances after the Reds cruised to a 3-0 win over Bournemouth.

The Reds cruised to victory against Eddie Howe’s side to take another step towards securing a second successive top-four finish.

Liverpool’s lethal trio did the damage, as Sadio Mane opened the scoring early on before a superb Mohamed Salah header and clever Roberto Firmino finish secured the three points.

It was a fantastic performance and result for the Reds, and Jurgen Klopp will be particularly delighted to have seen his side produce such a complete display after a huge effort at Man City.

Here’s how the media assessed a welcome routine win at Anfield.

Reporters were very impressed with the professional manner of the performance

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 14, 2018: Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring the first goal with team-mates Virgil van Dijk, Dejan Lovren and Roberto Firmino during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and AFC Bournemouth at Anfield. (Pic by Laura Malkin/Propaganda)

The Liverpool Echo’s Ian Doyle was among those to praise the Reds’ professionalism, while also commending Klopp’s side for avoiding complacency after the exhausting midweek efforts:

Liverpool deserve credit for this professional performance against an obdurate Bournemouth who, for the most part, defended well but, a late flurry apart, were negated going forward.


Complacency was never an issue here.

Our man Karl Matchett was impressed by the Reds’ mentality in attacking the game in the same hungry manner as recent big matches:

It could have been slow, difficult to get up for, for fans and players alike—but Jurgen Klopp had his team prepared and…

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