Three goals and three clean sheets have made for Liverpool's best Premier League start in 19 years, with Reds fans enjoying the sight of their team top of the table over the international break.
That lofty position is likely to change soon, of course, but given that Liverpool finished the season in fourth place the last time they enjoyed such a good opening to the campaign, hopes will be high that they can sustain this run and make a prolonged bid for a place in next season's Champions League.
Signing three new players before the closure of the transfer window only increased the feel-good factor currently flowing through Anfield, something that manager Brendan Rodgers and his players will now be hoping continues for some time yet.
But what are the reasons behind this fast start? How have Liverpool done so well?
We've got some theories, and here are six of them.