Liverpool’s best late goals in each season under Klopp – from Lovren to Alisson

Liverpool hero Alisson has joined the long list of players to have scored memorable late goals for the club since Jurgen Klopp came to Anfield during the 2015/16 campaign.

From Premier League and Champions League action to FA Cup progression, Klopp's side have shown on multiple occasions that they will not give in until the final whistle blows.

Their most recent addition to that list came from the most unlikely of sources in their Brazilian stopper, and keeps their hopes of a top-four finish alive going into the final two fixtures.

Daily Star Sport have now picked out one memorable late strike from each season since Klopp replaced Brendan Rodgers, one of which set the tone against his former club at Anfield.

Lovren vs Dortmund, 2015/16

In what was one of the most dramatic comebacks in Anfield history, Liverpool beat Borussia Dortmund 4-3 on the night and 5-4 on aggregate in their Europa League quarter-final.

Klopp's men were twice left needing three goals to progress following strikes from Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang and Marco Reus despite getting back into the game through Divock Origi.

With Philippe Coutinho and Mamadou Sakho putting them within one goal of the semi-finals, Dejan Lovren's injury-time header from James Milner's cross sent the crowd wild.

Mane vs Everton, 2016/17

New signing Sadio Mane scored deep into additional time against Everton during the 2016/17 season to hand the Toffees a demoralising home defeat after a scrappy encounter.

The Senegal hero slotted home after Daniel Sturridge's shot had hit the post during the fourth minute of the eight minutes that had been added on – delighting the away support.

Those three points left the club second in the table with 10 wins from their last 14 league outings in a sign of things to come under Klopp in future seasons.

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  • Van Dijk vs Everton, 2017/18

    Another goal against Everton in 2017/18 provided a memorable debut for their talismanic defender Virgil van Dijk, who nodded home with just five minutes to go in the FA Cup.

    Their third round meeting at Anfield proved to be yet another disappointing trip for the Toffees, who had grabbed an equaliser through Gylfi Sigurdsson after Milner's opener.

    Klopp said after the match: "It was nice that Virgil van Dijk could score in his first game, a brilliant header. I am really happy. In front of the Kop makes it even better."

    Origi vs Barcelona, 2018/19

    Although the 79th minute might be pushing it for a late goal, Divock Origi's brace against Barcelona started and ended one of the best comebacks in Champions League history.

    The Belgian forward opening the scoring after Jordan Henderson's shot was saved, with Gini Wijnaldum levelling the tie up at 3-3 following their first-leg drubbing.

    With Alexander-Arnold on hand to take a quick corner, Origi found the next in style to send Liverpool fans into pure delight – before they went on to beat Tottenham in the final.

    Lallana vs Man Utd, 2019/20

    During what turned out to be a historic season in the history of Liverpool Football Club, they won 26 of their first 27 domestic games of the season, drawing only once.

    While they would end up losing to Watford in February, Klopp's side showed their steel by coming from behind to snatch a point at Old Trafford through Adam Lallana.

    That goal gave them the platform to continue on unbeaten well into the new year, as they cruised to title glory having won the Champions League the previous season.

    Alisson vs West Brom, 2020/21

    Alisson became the first goalkeeper to ever score a header in the Premier League as Klopp watched his side fight another day in their battle to secure Champions League qualification.

    The Brazilian stopper charged forward and nodded home from Trent Alexander-Arnold's corner deep into additional time, leaving them a point behind Chelsea with two games to go.

    Having been in tears at the final whistle as his crucial goal sunk in, the 28-year-old then emotionally dedicated the goal to his late father, who passed away earlier this year.

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