Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp suggested his side might not have fully deserved to beat Burnley on Monday, but he was thrilled to see his side earn six points in a matter of days.

Klopp’s men looked like they had thrown away two points when Johan Berg Gudmundsson’s 88th-minute equaliser cancelled out a stunning strike from Sadio Mane, but centre-back Ragnar Klavan was Liverpool’s unlikely match-winner in the fourth minute of added time.

The result follows another 2-1 win over Leicester on Saturday as Liverpool earned two league wins in a three-day span for the first time since December 2008.

“A very difficult game, these fixtures are really difficult to take. We did brilliant, the weather made it so hard, windy, rainy,” Klopp said after the New Year’s Day win.

“Burnley are dong well, we denied them to do what they usually like to do. It took a while to score and then the next two goals were very similar.

“Did we deserve to win? I don’t care. We got the three points.

“Adam Lallana was great, after four or five months out, performing like this. It’s not easy at this time, the whole team applauded Sadio Mane when he came in because we needed that goal. He is not playing at his most fluent but a great goal.

“Six points in two days — I’ve never had that before.”

Klopp made seven changes and was without top scorer Mohamed Salah and playmaker Philppe Coutinho, but he said he was happy to see his squad players come together to secure the dramatic win.

“I like rotation, I love the quality of my squad and I am really pleased,” he said. “It was not fantastic football but it was a fantastic attitude.

“Today it wasn’t possible to play brilliantly but it was an open game, we had a massive setback with the equaliser but we changed it again — we haven’t done that too often this year.”