Liverpool will give skipper Jordan Henderson every chance to be ready for Sunday's Premier League opener against West Ham United despite the midfielder only returning to preseason training on Sunday, manager has Jurgen Klopp said.
From there it looked like Torino could be in a night like the one that befell Napoli in the Aviva Stadium last weekend. Referee Michael Oliver pointed to the spot after Sadio Mane was adjudged to have been tripped up by Gleison Bremer.
The Brazilian's miss did not haunt his Anfield bow for long as compatriot Firmino put the Reds ahead soon after. Wijnaldum and Salah combined to set up Firmino for a shot that deflected into the top corner off Lorenzo De Silvestri.
Three minutes later the hosts doubled their lead when Wijnaldum capped off a wonderful move by slipping Salah's well-timed through-ball underneath goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu. They should lineup with the same back four as they fielded in Kiev, with youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold set to get the nod over compatriot Nathaniel Clyne, bolstered by his World Cup experience.
It was a moment which pleased Klopp as much as the performance.
Shaqiri and Sturridge were the two Liverpool replacements to stand out and they combined for their third goal on 87 minutes, with the former Stoke City winger dinking a subtle cross over the Italian defence which Sturridge glanced inside the post.
The Reds are widely tipped to challenge for the Premier League title this season following their £160m transfer spree, in which they have signed Fabinho, Xherdan Shaqiri, Alisson and Naby Keita to bolster a squad that finished fourth in the league last season, while finishing as Champions League runners-up.