Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp admitted that his team were not at their best but showed the "resilience" needed to beat Watford in Anfield.
A beautifully coiled effort and a sassy Mo Salah movie won Liverpool win 2-0 over Premier League bottombut suffered many chances at the other end.
Klopp acknowledged that the Hornets had good scoring opportunities and chose Liverpool's submission as the main difference between the two sides.
"It wasn't the prettiest game, but I'm more than happy about it," Klopp told BT Sport.
“At this stage you need to show resilience and I believe we did it today. We have a lot of games, but we are happy with that. "
“Watford had his chances, but we scored ours. We could have made the game easier for us, but it's intense to be constantly in charge of the game.
"We have to defend with passion, not organization sometimes, and that is sometimes right now."
Klopp also lamented Liverpool's fate, as Georginio Wijnaldum limped off to add his name to the long list of injuries.
In Georginio Wijnaldum's injury: “Our main problem is losing players. We're fine with the number of games, but losing players doesn't make things easy. "
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