Klopp Claims Liverpool Have Survived Well but …
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp, claiming his side have survived well against Leicester City in the English League Cup at King Power Stadium on Tuesday (19/09/2017) or Wednesday early morning hrs. Unfortunately, the wall that was built collapsed by the action Shinji Okazaki in the 65th minute and Islam Slimani (78 ‘) so The Foxes won 2-0.
The German manager claimed to have honed Liverpool’s line-up in every practice. They also can survive well in a duel in the headquarters of Premier League 2015-2016.
“We do it all the time.” Surviving is a different thing, staying together and surviving individually, it’s a one-on-one situation, it’s a two-on-one situation, “Klopp said after the game to Liverpool’s official website.
“I do not think the other opponents shot against us, I know they did not do that, they do not have a lot of situations to make the final settlement.”
“We stayed very well in many moments, we know how to survive when the ball situation dies, throws in and then you change two or three times and finally, it does not work.”
Borussia Dortmund’s former coach added that conceding first always complicates the team. In fact, Liverpool is able to create many opportunities.
“I’m feeling really bad right now, of course it’s not about not knowing how to do it, but it’s tough when faced with a conceded situation first after playing well in the first half,” the 50-year-old said.
“But we have to be like this, we can make seven or eight chances and we can still play football, that’s cool and good, but as long as you have conceded like this, life is really hard.”
This defeat makes Liverpool must forget the dream of embracing the English League Cup title because they have been eliminated. Thus, the Reds stay divert focus on the arena of Premier League and Champions League.
This weekend, Liverpool again get the same opponent and the duel will occur in the same place anyway. Juergen Klopp’s squad will be guest status against Leicester in the sixth week of the Premier League on Saturday (23/09/2017).