After scoring just before half-time with his right foot, the Egyptian scored his 50th goal for the Reds from the penalty spot with his favoured left foot in the second half.
However, what we need to consider is that the manager is looking longer term, and in batches of games rather than simply one at a time as the classic cliché goes.
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"I am enjoying the football here and you can see that on the pitch".
Jordan Henderson has been in position and the club captain since the departure of Steven Gerrard and Jurgen Klopp has showed no inclination to replace him during his tenure. "Really. If he is not celebrating, I don't know if he is maybe a bit annoyed about getting asked about it [his scoring record]". It's an exceptional number and hopefully he can continue.
Swiss worldwide Shaqiri, a close-season signing from relegated Stoke City, was seen by many as a squad player but he is showing the kind of creativity allied with work-rate that could earn him more playing time than expected. "The most important thing is to win as a team and it was brilliant from everyone".
But with midfield injuries mounting up, the Reds boss gave the Brazilian an opportunity to shine against Red Star in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
He caused a storm along with Switzerland team-mate Granit Xhaka when they both celebrated goals against Serbia at the World Cup in Russian Federation by making an Albanian nationalist eagle symbol with their hands. "This group obviously stays exciting until the end, I think that was clear from the draw", added Klopp.