A much changed Liverpool side got their first win of the Jurgen Klopp era last night with a 1-0 win over Bournemouth to book their place in the quarter-finals of the League Cup.
A solitary goal from Nathaniel Clyne was enough to see the Reds progress and end a run of draws which has held the side back so far this campaign.
Klopp made several changes to the side which was held to a 1-1 draw with Southampton at the weekend, giving full debuts to three young players in the process, while Adam Bogdan got only his second opportunity to impress in the first team environment in goal.
There was plenty for Klopp to take from last night's game, especially when given that he has a severe injury list, he will be happy there are players prepared to put their hands up and do a job for the team.
But what about the finer details? Here are five things we may have learned from last night's encounter:
Adam Bogdan provides Simon Mignolet with good competition for his place in goal
A string of fine saves from Bogdan meant he earned his first clean sheet in a Liverpool shirt and certainly gives Klopp food for thought in the future. There have been many moments when Mignolet has looked uncertain in the Liverpool goal but you certainly couldn't say that about his deputy last night. It'd be hard to see Klopp make an immediate change when it comes to his goalkeeper but he may look at Bogdan for games like the long Europa League trip to Rubin Kazan next week.
Roberto Firmino showing why Liverpool splashed the cash on him
The £29 million signing from Hoffenheim could easily have felt the burden of such a price tag weighing down on him, and indeed Liverpool fans have yet to see the best from the Brazilian as he's tried to settle in, and get over an injury he picked up in the previous round. He looks as if he is building on a couple of impressive cameo performances as he is starting to show some real quality, including his lovely defence splitting pass which contributed to the only goal of the evening. If he finds the net himself, then he provides the Reds with some real cutting edge.
Divock Origi's best position is currently unknown
Origi has had more game time in the past four games than he was probably expecting for the entire season given that he is the side's fourth choice striker. There are one or two things he needs to work on. There needs to be more conviction to his runs in order to create opportunities to score as he seems reluctant to play through the middle. At the moment he likes to drop deeper and into wider. He has pace to burn and when he builds up a head of steam he causes problems, but one wonders whether centre forward is the best position for the 20-year-old going forward.
When the squad's down to the bones, enthusiastic youngsters want to step forward
One thing that was noticeable straight from the kick off was just how much the younger players were willing to get after the opposition. Enthusiasm alone won't win you football matches, but it's not a bad thing to have, especially when you're in need of a win.
Klopp may want Teixeira available for more games
It was rare seeing a midfielder that wanted to turn when he had his back to goal, but Teixeira did. It's hard to see him being a regular starter in the Premier League, which makes it all the more baffling that he was omitted from the Europa League squad. But he looks like a player that needs to play semi-regularly, and has a box of tricks that can unlock defences. Maybe he'll be on the subs bench a lot more and gets the odd cameo towards the end of games.