Although there is no denying that West Ham were very poor on the day, it's just as tough to ignore the brilliance up front for Liverpool.
"Honestly, Manchester City are too far ahead and it will be hard to catch them, but it is still possible to be second and we are going to do our best to get it".
Liverpool's front three have come in for plenty of praise recently and German midfielder Emre Can is still surprised by the level of quality they possess.
However, despite the victory over the Hammers, they are still 15 points adrift of league leaders Manchester City but could overrun Manchester United who occupy the second spot with just two points above them, which the forward is upbeat they can achieve.
Salah has 31 goals, Firmino has 22 and Mane's tally is 13, meaning the red-hot triumvirate have scored a staggering 66 times between them in a campaign that still has three months remaining.
Perhaps in a bid to save face, Zabaleta pointed out that Liverpool have been rampant against all opponents.
It would have been better for Paul Lambert's side had keeper Jack Butland not parried the ball into his own net when under no obvious pressure, a howler made all the more embarrassing by the presence of former Stoke, Leicester and England legend Peter Shilton in the stands.
"Most of the time you see him past the halfway line, tracking back and making tackles".
"I think they are a really good team to be honest". Look at Suarez now playing at Barcelona, Sterling at Man City, Sturridge having problems with injuries.