Klopp seeks fast response to Liverpool scoreless streak

LIVERPOOL, Jan 18 — Jurgen Klopp mentioned there are not any straightforward solutions as to why Liverpool have failed to attain in three consecutive league video games for the primary time in 16 years after a 0-Zero draw at residence to Manchester United yesterday. The English champions wanted some late heroics from goalkeeper Alisson Becker to protect their unbeaten Premier League run at Anfield to 68 video games because the Brazilian denied Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba. Klopp’s males have now didn’t win their final 4 league video games to slide to 3rd within the desk, three factors behind United. And the Reds may finish the weekend fourth ought to Manchester Metropolis beat Crystal Palace later yesterday.

There is no such thing as a straightforward rationalization. We at all times missed probabilities, even within the video games we received, we simply had one other one which we used,” mentioned Klopp. “We needed to be good to get a degree. I believe we had been ok to get three factors however we didn’t rating. “These moments occur in soccer. There are moments the place you’ll be able to’t clarify why you rating from all angles, like we did in opposition to Crystal Palace (in a 7-Zero win). “You need to create and create and create after which you’ll rating.” Liverpool dominated possession within the first-half earlier than United grew into the sport after the break, however hardly ever troubled David de Gea. Nevertheless, there was some constructive information for Klopp as a makeshift defence with midfielders Jordan Henderson and Fabinho paired collectively at centre-back held out for a clear sheet.

I believed we did sufficient to win the sport, particularly first-half. We had loads of the ball, we created probabilities however simply couldn’t discover the again of the online,” mentioned Henderson. “The efficiency ranges haven’t been as much as our requirements prior to now few weeks. Now we have received to maintain going, work laborious and enhancing. We is not going to cease now.” — AFP

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