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A NEW one, this, taking 10 talking point from yesterday’s game. We asked TAW contributors to message us on the final whistle as Liverpool battered Premier League champions Leicester City 4-1 at Anfield. This is what we got back.

1: Main Stand Musings

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@JohnnyMilburn

Three Norwegian fellas making absolute sex noises in the L postcode section. Had to put my ear defenders in. @chrismaguire73

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 10, 2016: Liverpool take on Leicester City during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Main Stand on its feet in a league game. Who thought we would live in such times. @IanRSalmon

Fellas dancing in the aisles in the Main Stand. These really are crazy times we’re living in. @stuwright78

Upper Main full of so many people who have waited so long for their seats they sing more readily than the Spion Kop where I have sat for every home game in the last six seasons. Sat in 208 and 305 and that period. No-one up here is trying to be ‘too cool for school’ they latch on to every song and burst their lungs! @JohnnyMilburn

Upper Main was bouncing. Cracking view and proper leg room. Had visions of it being the equivalent of watching from the moon. Shame about the bar running out of San Miguel and Carlsberg by quarter to 5 and the lack of running water in the bogs, mind. And I could have done without the lad near me shouting “Magic, Bobby” every time Firmino touched it. That grows old quicker than you might think. @66zimbo

2. Magnificent Matip

Matip looked good. Finally got a big lad who likes heading. Loved the bit where Vardy took him on and he just shepherded the ball for about three mins before getting the free kick. @whichdave

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 10, 2016: Liverpool's Joel Matip in action against Leicester City during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Massively in favour of rangey, assured, ball-playing centre halves. Takes me back to Hansen and Lawrenson and Gillespie and Tommo. Matip was ace. Always wanting to be first to the ball, calm as you like, an eye for a pass and stronger than I’d expected.

Also, love that when he carries the ball forward he keeps going after he’s released it. Gives more options in attack and could be vital when looking to break down stacked defences. Already looks a nailed-on starter. @66zimbo

3. Big Fuss And The Henderson

Some great performances but Henderson edges it for me. Unbelievable today, total captain’s display and in a position that’s still pretty alien to him. Doesn’t shut up all game casing the ref as well, which I’m bang into. @dpvdecorators

I thought Henderson was fucking magnificent. Always running, always showing; bollocked team-mates a few times. If Emre Can puts in that performance people are going mental over it. If he scores the goal it caps a brilliant match perfectly. Superb. @Adam_Smith_82

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 10, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp jokes with captain Jordan Henderson after the 4-1 victory over Leicester City during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

4. Fantastic Firmino

Firmino’s best display in a Liverpool shirt. Two well taken goals and his general work rate and movement was outstanding. Looks to have an extra yard of pace this season. Thought Sturridge looked much more willing to sprint and push himself than he has done recently. Lallana is playing the best footie of his Liverpool career at the moment and looks a real goal threat now. Best team performance of the season by a mile and 4-1 didn’t flatter us. @_lfcjoel

Mane’s pace has given us a new dimension but the most impressive thing about our forward line now is its collective intelligence, typified by nobody more than Firmino. He’s an SAS operative calmly causing havoc deep behind enemy lines. Pace, skill, movement and brains — we might be on to something here you know. @stuwright78

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 10, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the first goal against Leicester City during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

5. Dutch Of Class

Thought Wijnaldum showed why he’s here yesterday. A player more suited to the team than Allen, maybe not technically as good but just fits better. His mobility and ability to run beyond the lads playing further forward could be very useful over the course of the season. @PhilBlundell

Wijnaldum gets a 10/10 for being well better this week and wearing black boots. @Danny_Austin14

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 10, 2016: Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum in action against Leicester City during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

6. Men Of The Match

Think the most encouraging thing about the game yesterday was that afterwards when we were chatting about who was man of the match, or who played well, there were different answers. It wasn’t just one outperforming, it was the performance as a collective. Firmino and Lallana were the stand outs for me, but then Mane gets a goal and assist, Matip eases through his first game at Anfield and looks a nailed-on first choice and lads like Sturridge and Henderson contribute in a big way without standing out. Even someone like Lucas looked comfortable — I thought he was great despite the mistake and would have no qualms with him and Matip together at Chelsea. @C_Hannan7

7. Still Mad At Mignolet?

He didn’t do loads wrong but the extent to which I’m completely and utterly done with Mignolet can’t be understated. Under hits the pass to Lucas, pisses about with it at the back so much the defence don’t know what the fuck he’s doing. Opinions, hey?! Not getting caught up in the negatives, though, because we were fucking magnificent. A Leicester team that was stingy as fuck last season couldn’t come close to coping. @Adam_Smith_82

I’m with Adam on Mignolet. He could save me from a burning building and It would be flawed. For every Vardy save there’s a pass that he gives Kev Stewart after being on for three seconds. @dpvdecorators

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 10, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is told to receive treatment for a bleeding cut during the FA Premier League match against Leicester City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

8. The Mystery Of The Disappearing Red Nets

Curious to see the white nets back. Wonder if that was at Klopp’s request and why. @whichdave

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 10, 2016: Liverpool's Sadio Mane scores the second goal against Leicester City during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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9. Three Is The Magic Number

The movement between the front three was terrific, Huth and Morgan got ragged everywhere. If they keep buzzing off each other like that we’ll be grand. @Danny_Austin14

Some of the attacking was as sexy as anything City had managed earlier in the day. The front 3 worked sumptuously as a triumverate. The interplay was as if they’d been playing together for years. Had it not been for wrong offsides and iffy finishing we could have had eight. @whichdave

10. Milburn’s Mad Pre-Match Scran Selection

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