Liverpool’s top-four chase rolls on after a 2-0 win over Southampton on Saturday night.
Goals from Sadio Mane and Thiago Alcantara were enough to earn the hard-fought points against the Saints.
The win moves the Reds up to sixth in the Premier League and to within a half-dozen points of Leicester in fourth, with a game in hand still to play.
But you knew all of that, of course.
What you might have missed, however, were a series of interesting subplots at Anfield on Saturday evening.
Firmino risks the wrath
Roberto Firmino’s sigh of relief was likely to have been audible in the closing stages.
With Liverpool desperate to preserve their lead, the No.9’s attempt to play in Sadio Mane with an elaborate back-heel fell flat.
Rather than keep the ball with a more simple pass, the Brazilian’s trick saw him lose the ball and put Southampton on the counter-attack.
To say Jurgen Klopp was not best pleased would be an understatement.
“BOBBY!” boomed the voice of the Liverpool manager, echoing around an empty Anfield for all to hear.
Firmino’s mistake would no unpunished, thankfully for him.
After all, Klopp is one manager you probably would not want to disappoint.
The victory over Southampton was hopefully the last game inside an empty Anfield.
As many as 10,000 are expected to be in attendance when Crystal Palace are next up at home on May 23 for Liverpool.
And the club have already planned for their eventual return, removing the seat coverings in anticipation of their comeback.
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It will be the largest crowd at Anfield since mid-March of 2020 and a day that many have looked forward to for a long time.