Jürgen Klopp: ‘We may be nine points in front but we have to go to City’


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Jürgen Klopp said he would prefer to deliver his verdict on Liverpool’s first half of the season after the game against Arsenal, and following another handsome win that took his side nine points clear he was true to his word.

“Nothing to moan about at all,” was the manager’s summary of 20 games unbeaten in the Premier League, even if he did go on to say Liverpool can still play better. “It is not every day you beat Arsenal 5-1 but there were times in the game when we could have played better, and there were certainly times when we could have defended better,” Klopp said.

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Written by Paul Wilson at Anfield
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/dec/29/jurgen-klopp-liverpool-nine-points-ahead-manchester-city under the title “Jürgen Klopp: ‘We may be nine points in front but we have to go to City’”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.