He controlled Emre Can's long pass and spun to shoot past Pope.
They failed to clear the ball and Scott Arfield produced a superb half-volley for his first goal in 11 months.
Liverpool endured something of a Champions League hangover after being held to a 1-1 draw by Burnley at Anfield this afternoon.
Share your thoughts in the comment section or on the #AmoreNation community page. That in and of itself is another familiar theme, but just because Liverpool is in a rut, it doesn't mean that I have to fall in to it with them; it's too early in the season for that, isn't it? Much has been said about how his finishing still needs work but last night, he was truly one of Liverpool's best.
As far as the defense is concerned, Trent Alexandre-Arnold should replace Joe Gomez and Andrew Robertson should replace Alberto Moreno to start in the wing-back positions. I've been waiting 25 years for them to win the title.
"It's got a big new stand now and is a great place to go to and play".
Burnley then took full advantage of their first genuine spell of pressure and possession as Arfield fired home a crisp finish from the edge of the box to put the visitors ahead largely against the run of play.More news: California lawmakers approve presidential primary in March
It's becoming nearly impossible to say the words "Liverpool center backs" without also including the phrase "much maligned" right in front of it. The weak central defence only shows why Klopp was so desperate to sign Virgil van Dijk - a deal which he will be likely to pursue again in January.
While one might also consider that the Burnley defence was extraordinarily strong and sturdy, the fact that Coutinho failed to trouble them much can not be ignored.
Liverpool dominated the game.
Salah had a appeals for a penalty denied after some strong defending from James Tarkowski, as well as heading over the crossbar from a tough angle as it appeared it would only be a matter of time before the deadlock was broken.
Guardiola's side has scored 15 goals in three matches since the global break, following 5-0 and 4-0 wins over Liverpool and Feyernood respectively.
"More options, that's all good".