Jürgen Klopp hits out at Liverpool performance and laments Thiago injury


  • Liverpool manager concedes Fulham display ‘was a defeat’
  • Klopp says latest injury will not force him into transfer market

A disappointed Jürgen Klopp said “the most positive thing was the result” after Liverpool could only draw 2-2 at newly-promoted Fulham. Despite the £85m signing Darwin Núñez’s contribution as a goalscoring substitute, the Liverpool manager felt his team had made an escape from Craven Cottage.

Aleksandar Mitrovic’s two goals were cancelled out by equalising strikes from Núñez and Mohamed Salah, but Klopp pronounced himself as a “12” on a 1-10 scale of disappointment. “The performance was a defeat,” Klopp said. “The result wasn’t a defeat but the performance was. That’s why we have to figure out what happened. If we win today and not learn anything it’s much worse than a point and not learning the right things. But it was not us.

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Written by John Brewin at Craven Cottage
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/aug/06/jurgen-klopp-liverpool-fulham-reaction-thiago-injury under the title “Jürgen Klopp hits out at Liverpool performance and laments Thiago injury”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.