As for Arsenal, this will go down as one of their worst performances in their recent history, and Arsene Wenger will have questions to field over the manner in which his side capitulated against one of their biggest rivals.
"Mentally it was difficult".
"Our performance was not acceptable".
"We played an outstanding game against Hoffenheim and today we did the next step".
Which, you know, the Reds have done a pretty good job of so far, moreso this weekend than the previous one, but still. Inconsistency throughout the season, and a few good performances towards the end to qualify the club for the Champions League.
Liverpool swept Arsenal aside with embarrassing ease. Liverpool showed what it's going to have to take to compete for the Premier League and we're going to have to do something about it if we're going to do that'.
After 12 minutes in the half-time, Mohamed Salah was unleashed on a counter attack and after a lung-bursting run, he made it 3-0 for Liverpool in sublime fashion.
"Nevertheless. Gunners, I'm sorry - especially for the fans who travelled all the way up to Liverpool to see us fighting". Mignolet was left out of the squad altogether with Danny Ward sitting on the bench.
Well, I am not a Liverpool fan but from the perspective of a football fan, I believe the Liverpool fans loved today's show of skill. I wanted to have Loris in this game.
Yet he set about insisting he was hurting as much as the fans with a message that was loaded with very personal sentiments. Now that has been resolved can you look at other factors? Our fitness levels have been brilliant, we worked hard in pre-season.
Messi also scored the second in leading the club to its second consecutive victory to start the league. It's always the 'how' with Arsenal. The Gunners are struggling right now and Klopp's men showed no mercy.
"You are not even competing".