Jurgen Klopp plays down Liverpool's title hopes
The Reds still remain a point behind Spurs, and 10 off leaders Chelsea, who have a game in hand, and manager Klopp did not want to look too far ahead.
He said: "What would you think if I said we could get them? Really ambitious or crazy? I am not too interested in this at the moment.
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"The only possibility to win something is to win football games.
"We started, if you want, 2017 tonight. We should not go nuts immediately. Let's take it step by step.
"Chelsea don't look like they could struggle over the (remaining) week but we will try everything to get as many points as we can from the season."
Klopp could find few faults with Liverpool's display at Anfield.
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He added: "You can win a game and not be happy with the performance but tonight I am really happy with the performance.
"Our offensive part of the game was really strong, really direct, really clear. We showed fight and we played.
"We really concentrated and improved defensively in this game. It was really good and well deserved."