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Jurgen Klopp's top 5 victories as Liverpool manager

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Twenty-six years on from Liverpool's last title success and there's a growing belief amongst fans that this could be their season.

A promising start to the new campaign has seen the Reds win five of their opening seven games, scoring 18 goals and collecting 16 points.

And it's all because of Jurgen Klopp - well, sort of.

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Liverpool's players deserve credit for how they've progressed over the past year but there can be no doubting the impact Klopp has made since arriving on October 8, 2015.

The German has successfully integrated his 'heavy metal' style of play and overseen a number of outstanding victories as a result.

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But what are Klopp's five best wins as Liverpool manager? In no particular order...

LIVERPOOL 4-3 BORUSSIA DORTMUND

Where better to start than Liverpool's historic victory over Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League.

Klopp's men found themselves 3-1 down (4-2 on aggregate) in the quarter-final second leg but staged a comeback that will live long in the memory for fans.

Liverpool v Borussia Dortmund - UEFA Europa League Quarter Final: Second Leg

Philippe Coutinho's strike with 25 minutes remaining made it 3-2, before late goals from Mamadou Sakho and Dejan Lovren secured a 4-3 win and a place in the semi-finals.

Cue hysteria. Anfield was rocking that night and for Klopp, he couldn't have hoped for a better reunion with his former employers.

MANCHESTER CITY 1-4 LIVERPOOL

Having beaten Chelsea 3-1 at Stamford Bridge the week previously, Liverpool were buoyant heading into their away clash with Manchester City in mid-November.

And their rich vein of form paid dividends, with first-half goals from Coutinho and Roberto Firmino giving the Reds a 3-0 lead before half-time.

Manchester City v Liverpool - Premier League

Sergio Aguero struck in the 44th minute to spark hope of a comeback, but Liverpool held firm and eventually found a fourth through Martin Skrtel.

Klopp's response following the victory said it all: "It feels perfect."

LIVERPOOL 4-0 EVERTON

Winning your first Merseyside derby is vital for any Liverpool manager - and Klopp managed just that.

Not only did his side win, but they annihilated Everton at Anfield in a 4-0 thrashing.

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Divock Origi and Sakho struck just before half-time to give Liverpool a 2-0 lead heading into the break, with Ramiro Funes Mori's 50th-minute sending off opening the flood gates.

Daniel Sturridge and Coutinho soon added a third and fourth respectively to give Klopp his first victory against the Toffees.

ARSENAL 3-4 LIVERPOOL

An enthralling match was expected when Liverpool travelled to Arsenal on the opening day of the 2016/17 season, but no one quite foresaw a seven-goal thriller.

Theo Walcott opened the scoring but the away side soon hit back in the form of Coutinho's outstanding long-range free-kick.

Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League

Impetus was with Liverpool after the break as Adam Lallana, Coutinho and Sadio Mane all scored within 14 minutes to take an unprecedented 4-1 lead.

The Reds would eventually hold on for a memorable victory at the Emirates Stadium, despite goals from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Calum Chambers.

CHELSEA 1-3 LIVERPOOL

What is it with Liverpool and heavy away victories over their Premier League rivals?

In what was Klopp's first major test as Liverpool manager, he passed with flying colours after masterminding an outstanding 3-1 victory over Chelsea.

Chelsea v Liverpool - Premier League

Liverpool's players ran riot at Stamford Bridge, but only after the hosts took the lead through Ramires in the fourth minute.

Coutinho was once again the hero, though, with two goals either side of half-time, while Christian Benteke netted a rare goal in the 83rd minute.

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