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Liverpool’s opposition appear to be unable to help but admire the quality and threat they possess.

On Saturday, it was a trip to Brighton for Jurgen Klopp and the Reds for a difficult away tie at the Amex Stadium.

It was important to get back to winning ways after back-to-back defeats to Manchester City in the Premier League and Wolves in the FA Cup.

Those two results actually made this game feel more vital than perhaps it ever should have but Liverpool negotiated the fixture with maturity and patience.

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They found a way through five minutes into the second half when Mohamed Salah was pulled down in the box for a penalty that he confidently slotted past David Button in the Seagulls’ net.

That goal proved to be the difference between the two teams despite Klopp’s side creating host of golden chances to score again after Chris Hughton’s men came out to play more when they were 1-0 down.

Hughton outlined his admiration for the Reds after the match, assessed that they “have to be favourites for the title” and acknowledged how difficult this was for his players.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp (left) greets Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton (right) during the Premier League match at the AMEX Stadium (Image: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire)

“They’re such a good side and sometimes you have to be at grass level to really appreciate their qualities, the pace and intensity that they’ve

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