Liverpool made it three wins in a row in all competitions with a 1-0 victory over Rubin in Russia in the Europa League Group B.
Jordon Ibe’s well-taken goal in the 52nd minute proved to be the difference between the two sides.
Former Liverpool striker Owen was following the match, and he was impressed with the performance of winger Ibe and defender Mamadou Sakho.
Cruise control for Liverpool tonight. Ibe and Sakho were the pick of the bunch. Klopp is the man! https://t.co/iJmkcjQnv1— michael owen (@themichaelowen) November 5, 2015
Over the course of the 90 minutes, hosts Rubin had 32% of the possession, took seven shots of which none was on target, and earned one corner.
Visitors Liverpool had 68% of the possession, took 23 shots of which just six were on target, and earned seven corners.
Liverpool are now second in Group B with six points from four matches, two points behind leaders FC Sion.