The Reds’ wait to lift the Premier League trophy edged a stride closer to being ended after an impressive 3-1 win over champions Manchester City.
The big game got the big performance required.
And for Liverpool, the biggest of three points, and the biggest step towards ending that long wait for a Premier League title.
Jurgen Klopp would have dreamt it like this last night. His team had been asked the question, could they deliver when the lights shone bright? Could they stare down Manchester City, the champions, the record-breakers, the treble winners?