Classy finishes from Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino secured Liverpool's hard-earned 2-1 win at Southampton.
The Reds visited St Mary's for their second Premier League game of the season less than 72 hours after beating Chelsea on penalties to win the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul.
But they defied the potential pitfall of fatigue to claim all three points on a balmy August afternoon on the south coast.
Mane edged Jürgen Klopp's side into the lead in first-half stoppage time with an unstoppable curler that arrowed into the far corner, before Firmino's nifty footwork and clinical strike made it 2-0 in the second period.
Former Liverpool striker Danny Ings halved the Saints' deficit nine minutes from time, but the visitors stood firm thereafter to register an important victory.
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