Given that attacking trio's current form, the biggest surprise was that it was Can, rather than Salah, Firmino or Mane, who scored Liverpool's first and their landmark 100th in their 40th fixture of the term. It just shows his hunger to win.
"You know that someone else wants your space and I think it just gives you that bit more motivation to go out there and play".
Alexander-Arnold, a 19-year-old local product, feels his game can only improve from working with such high-calibre team-mates.
"I think that is a really important thing, to be playing against high-quality players in training and luckily with Liverpool we have that".
"His defensive duties [show] that he's more than willing to do and sometimes he overdoes it but in a good way".
More rains forecast for IL as flooding continues
Saturday will feature off and on showers through the day as temperatures continue to warm to near 50 degrees for a high. After rain yesterday - some of it heavy - three or more inches could fall through Sunday , forecasters said.
Emre Can also struck while Salah and Mane both hit the woodwork in Liverpool's dominant display.
"Over Stanley Park however Mohamed Salah has been on fire for Liverpool and now sits on 23 Premier League goals which leaves him just 3/1 to win the Golden Boot this season and just one strike behind Harry Kane".
James Milner might not be the first name on Liverpool's team sheet, but the former Manchester City man never fails to deliver whenever he gets his chance on the field.
Meanwhile, Trent Alexander-Arnold has saluted the unselfishness of the "underrated" Roberto Firmino, believing he helps the team by contributing more than a traditional No. 9 would.
Zabaleta said: "It is not only against West Ham - we have seen they can score more than two or three goals against top sides. We are always happy if they can score and we win". Crucially, they are four points clear of fifth placed Chelsea.
"We have worked hard in training on beating teams who stay deep". We will try to win - and why can't we win all the remaining games?