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By Gary Rose
BBC Sport in Anfield
Liverpool fans are no strangers to play and their newest Champions League exploits abandoned many of them drained.
The Reds have certainly experienced unbelievable highs and lows – from missing out to last years Champions League win on the Premier League title.
On Wednesday night, lovers experienced the complete spectrum of feelings as Liverpool raced into a 3-0 lead over Red Bull Salzburg, were pegged back to 3-3, subsequently found Mohamed Salah grab a winner.
Last season Liverpool fell short of an imperious Manchester City side but it was not for the want of trying.
That they squeezed every last minute from a match, scoring crucial late goals against Crystal Palace and Tottenham to help keep them in the hunt.
This attitude was on Wednesdayand on display , when the was finished by Salzburg, there was the sense that Liverpool would nevertheless discover a way in the end.
We demonstrated character, said Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. I was not surprised about that, which is why I wasnt too concerned at 3-3 since I knew wed have opportunities
Liverpool fans are utilised particularly to winning at home and particularly in Europe.
They have experienced defeat at a competition at Anfield because 2014, when Real Madrid won 3-0.
There was a feeling of anticipation. The Anfield atmosphere was somewhat dim although buoyant – clear given the ease.
But when the people found their way back in the match, the home supporters did their role. Since they cheered every break 10, they raised their side and every possession-winning tackle.
In 3-3, our guys put a lot to it and they were a bit exhausted and the power of this stadium selects up, explained Salzburg boss Jesse Marsch. Liverpool is an unbelievable team.
Klopp included:The fans are always important.
In a game like that to celebrate winning a press ball like a goal. Im like that. The air was extreme.
The folks recall that were at Anfield and something is possible.
At the surface of the dominant home album of Liverpool sides have arrived at Anfield looking prior to the whistle was blown defeated.
He simply laughed, when I asked one Salzburg enthusiast if he expected his side to triumph. Indeed, not one would triumph. They expected to get a draw.
Marsch admitted that his players were fearful of their opponents to begin with.
We had too much respect for Liverpool in the first half, so which is for certain, he said.
We heard when you come to some place like Anfield that it is not just the competition; it is the whole experience.
This game also provided a lesson rather than getting complacent.
We opened the door and they had been running , said Klopp. It was a very important lesson for us .
Liverpool know where they have to improve and, for a side which have won each Premier League game this year, that is an ominous sign for their opponents.
The boys have a stroll on the wild side
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