Liverpool may have a lot of work to do to revive their title hopes this term, though back-to-back 1-0 wins against Manchester City and West Ham mark a clear step in the right direction.
A third league win in a row against Nottingham Forest would likewise go some way in banishing concerns of the Reds going two steps forwards and a step back in a season defined by damaging inconsistency.
Among the spate of wins across Europe and England, Empire of the Kop discussed:
The unreliability of officials in the English top-flight
Jürgen Klopp’s comments being labelled ‘borderline xenophobic’
Darwin Núñez coming to life for Liverpool
Following a formation change and a few tweaks to the manager’s favoured 4-3-3, the Reds looked to have finally turned a corner ahead of the World Cup in Qatar.
Four upcoming league fixtures represent a huge opportunity to break back into the heralded top four spots before the second-half of the season kicks in.
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