Jurgen Klopp couldn't feel any better after Liverpool win
Trailing to Jon Walters' goal just before half-time, Klopp sent on Philippe Coutinho, ill for the last three days, and Roberto Firmino, rested after a punishing schedule.
And the Brazilian duo turned the game around with a goal apiece to guide Liverpool to a 2-1 win at the bet365 Stadium.
Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino came on to score for Liverpool
"Job done, feels good. Nice weather, 63 points and I couldn't feel any better,” Klopp said.
“Now we have a long week. No team in the world wins only the very, very good games. You need to win games like this."
The German added: ”Second half was really good but we played a big gamble on a low battery bringing on Firmino and Coutinho," Klopp said.
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"The first half was not the players, it was the way we play football. It was obvious that Stoke were better tuned but they didn't create a lot of chances, other than the goal.
"We felt even after a not good first half we felt kind of confident.
“The two young boys (Ben Woodburn and Trent Alexander-Arnold) did what they were able to do. We played with them in the wrong situations.”