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Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp admits Loris Karius will continue to face criticism after howler in Tranmere friendly

Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp admits Loris Karius will continue to face criticism after howler in Tranmere friendly

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in the spotlight The Reds goalkeeper made another mistake in a pre-season friendly against Rovers Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp accepts goalkeeper Loris Karius is going to be regularly scrutinised and criticised until he puts together a string of good performances. The German’s handling was back in the spotlight after he spilled a free-kick which allowed Tranmere to score in the Reds’ 3-2 friendly win at Prenton Park. Karius has not had the stress-free pre-season he would’ve wanted Tranmere’s official Twitter account initially posted a video of the howler but quickly took it down. Karius was at fault for two of Real Madrid’s three goals in May’s Champions League final defeat – after which it was reve...
Sevilla 3-3 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp's men throw away three goal lead in disastrous collapse

Sevilla 3-3 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp's men throw away three goal lead in disastrous collapse

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An almighty collapse saw Liverpool miss the opportunity to qualify for the Champions League knockout stages as they drew 3-3 away to Sevilla. Maribor's added-time equaliser against Spartak Moscow opened the door not only for Liverpool to qualify with a match to spare but win the group outright but they did not so much as walk through as blow it off its hinges with a scintillating first half of footballThey then spent the next 45 minutes desperately trying to barricade the hole they left behind as the half-time introduction of Franco Vazquez sparked Sevilla into life.It means Liverpool need a point at home to Spartak to now qualify but Sevilla could snatch top spot as they play already-eliminated Maribor.Liverpool certainly cannot afford another Jeckyll and Hyde performance like this o...
Liverpool FC: Jurgen Klopp delighted Reds created history with 7-0 win over Maribor

Liverpool FC: Jurgen Klopp delighted Reds created history with 7-0 win over Maribor

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Jurgen Klopp was delighted by Liverpool's win over MariborTuesday, October 17, 2017Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp felt his players fully deserved their record-breaking 7-0 Champions League victory in Maribor.Two goals apiece from Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino and efforts from Philippe Coutinho, a first club strike from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Trent Alexander-Arnold completed the Reds' best ever away win in European competition.After one win in eight matches, having created but not converted numerous chances, Klopp was delighted to make the breakthrough in style."It will give the players a lot of confidence," he said."I was told about the record after the game and I didn't know about it."The wonderful history of this club can feel like a back-pack at times so it is nice to write our...
Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp blames Reds' draw with Spartak Moscow on bad luck

Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp blames Reds' draw with Spartak Moscow on bad luck

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Jurgen Klopp's side wasted a number of chances in their 1-1 draw with Spartak MoscowTuesday, September 26, 2017Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp bemoaned his side's bad luck as yet more chances went begging in the 1-1 Champions League draw at Spartak Moscow.Philippe Coutinho scored a well-worked first-half equaliser to cancel our Fernando's free-kick but, despite dominating the attacking play, the Reds had to settle for a point in the Russian capital."We are not the most lucky team in world football but we did very well in creating chances against a defensively-oriented team," Klopp said."The free-kick was not a foul, we won the ball clearly. It was a brilliant free-kick and we could have created more chances - that is the crazy thing."The only thing is to go through the group and that is sti...
Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp praises 'incredible young player' Trent Alexander-Arnold after scoring on Champions League debut

Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp praises 'incredible young player' Trent Alexander-Arnold after scoring on Champions League debut

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp praised the character of Trent Alexander-Arnold after the teenager scored a brilliant free-kick in their 2-1 Champions League play-off win over Hoffenheim.The 18-year-old stepped up ahead of more senior colleagues to whip in a set-piece and open the scoring with his first goal for the club on his European debut.Hoffenheim's late strike from Mark Uth came from Alexander-Arnold's side of defence after James Milner's cross had deflected in off Havard Nordtveit to make it 2-0, but Klopp accepts the youngster is still learning and was more interested in what he can do rather than what he cannot."I have to say, for an 18-year-old to have the balls to kick a free-kick is better than the mistake," he said."He is an incredible young player. It was actually because I t...