Liverpool s Mohamed Salah shots on target during the Champions League Group A soccer match between Rangers and Liverpool at Ibrox stadium in Glasgow, Scotland, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. AP
“Special. Typical Mo. Very important, the whole thing. How the boys adapted to it, to the positions, to the line-up, the reaction of the boys on the pitch,” Klopp told the post game’s press conference.
Salah came off the bench to score the fastest hat-trick in Champions League history as Liverpool thrashed Rangers 7-1 on Wednesday to put one foot in the Champions League last 16.
The Egyptian's treble arrived in just six minutes to beat the previous record held by Bafetimbi Gomis in Lyon's 7-1 win over Dinamo Zagreb in 2011.
“I thought everybody who started tonight played really well,” he added.
“I cannot think of one player who didn’t have a good game; the two kids of the right and left wing, really good, Fabio and Harvey,” said Klopp.
“And then when you can change like we changed tonight, if you can do that, the boys come on and are ready to contribute and things like this can happen,” the Liverpool boss added.
Liverpool now need one point from their last two Group A games to be certain of qualifying for the first knockout round after Napoli sealed their progress by beating Ajax 4-2 earlier on Wednesday.
“It’s a freak result and we all know that and we don’t make more of it than we should, but obviously it is the best we could have asked for and that is why I am pretty pleased,”
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