Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick when Liverpool made it 4-0 in Bournemouth and returned to the Premier League on Saturday night before traveling from Manchester City to Chelsea.
Salah scored only once and twice before half-time with a Steve Cook own-goal in between, as Jürgen Klopp's side scored the most comfortable victories.
After a slow start in which Liverpool dominated the ball, the visitors opened for the first time when Roberto Firmino made it to the pass. Salah hit Nathan Ake in the arm, but Xherdan Shaqiri's free-kick was deflected for safety.
Ake was booked for handball and Liverpool stepped in again as the 15-minute mark approached, and Shaqiri found Salah beating into the crowd from an angle
With Bournemouth struggling, in the southern coastal rain something Jefferson Lerma joined with Ake in the book to end a foul on Fabinho and an excellent challenge from Ake ended Salah's threat.
Naby Keita had blocked a shot after defending himself in the Bournemouth box before the hosts were launched when Josh King made a determined run to the edge of the Liverpool area, but he kept running.
Andrew Surman threatened with a shot From a distance Liverpool ran but within seconds to the other end to achieve the breakthrough.
Salah was offside when Asmir Begovic just blocked Firmino's effort from the edge of the box. He shot past the keeper 10 meters away and pushed Klopp to the top.
] With Bournemouth at the back of the foot, an excellent tackle from Charlie Daniels prevented James Milner from freeing on the right, but the home side gained a corner from which a junior Stanislas attack was deflected.
Forwards Josh King Er clashed with Liverpool keeper Alisson as they fought high in the penalty area but continued to progress after treatment when the half-time lead went to Liverpool.
Within seconds of the second half, the lead was doubled as Firmino fed Salah halfway in the Bournemouth half, and he ran into the area to go beyond Begovic.
Daniels found King in the area when Bournemouth was looking for a way back into the game, the striker pressurized by Alisson widened.
Lerma's off-field attempt was blocked by Keita before Francis raced resolutely to the edge of the terrain just to roll off his last pass from waiting teammates.
Klopp Sahqiri was replaced by Sadio Mane and Keita with Adam Lallana after 65 minutes, looking ahead to the decisive duel of the Champions League on Tuesday against Napoli. He soon saw a 3-0 lead for his team as Andy Robertson's cross hit the unfortunate cook.
Fabinho got 25 yards out of a clattering foul on Lerma and Stanislas forced Alisson to a free kick when King hit home from a Surman pass but was defeated by an offside flag.
Salah had the final 13 minutes from the end of the game, followed by Cook and the dancing round Begovic, before two Bournemouth defenders made a nonchalant final on the line.
Following the recent changes, Liverpool replaced Firmino with Jo Rdan Henderson Bournemouth brought in Tyrone Mings for Stanislas and Diego Rico for Daniels, who had recently come closer with a fierce 25-yard journey.