Liverpool put to bed their Wembley demons from last season after beating Premier League title rivals Tottenham to retain their place at the top of the table.
Despite having a goal ruled offside within two minutes, Liverpool went on to take the lead on the cusp of half-time courtesy of a looping Georginio Wijnaldum header which evaded the Spurs defence and was proved to have crossed the line.
Liverpool took the initiative and soon built on their margin early in the second half, Sadio Mane picking out Roberto Firmino who lashed the ball over the line at close range.
Erik Lamela gave Spurs faint hope in added time after lashing the ball into the bottom corner past goalkeeper Alisson Becker, but the visitors held on to take all three points.
Match report to follow
PLAYER RATINGS, LEAGUE TABLE AND MATCH ZONE
TOTTENHAM (4-3-3): Vorm 4 ; Trippier 5.5 , Alderweireld 6 , Vertonghen 5.5 , Rose 6.5 ; Dier 5.5 (Wanyama 83), Dembele 5 (Lamela 60, 7 ), Winks 6 (Son 73, 6 ); Moura 6.5 , Eriksen 5.5 ; Kane 5.5
SUBS NOT USED: Sanchez, Gazzaniga, Aurier, Davies
GOAL: Lamela 90+3
MANAGER: Mauricio Pochettino 6
LIVERPOOL (4-3-3): Alisson 6.5 ; Alexander-Arnold 6.5 (Matip 90), Gomez 7.5 , Van Dijk 8 , Robertson 7 ; Wijnaldum 7 , Milner 7 , Keita 7 (Sturridge 83); Salah 6.5 , Firmino 7.5 (Henderson 74, 6 ), Mane 7
SUBS NOT USED: Mignolet, Fabinho, Moreno, Shaqiri
GOALS: Wijnaldum 38, Firmino 53
MANAGER: Jurgen Klopp 8
REFEREE: Michael Oliver 7
MAN OF THE MATCH:
Player ratings by ADAM CRAFTON
Georiginio Wijnaldum got Liverpool off the mark with a looping header. CLICK HERE for more from Sportsmail's Match Zone.