After Liverpool thrashed Aston Villa, Jurgen Klopp gave an replace on Trent Alexander-Arnold‘s damage and mentioned Mo Salah hasn’t been pondering “for a second” about something apart from the match.
Listed below are 5 key factors from the supervisor’s post-match press convention…
Liverpool used the formation “correctly”
Klopp was fast to credit score the Reds’ formation within the win, saying the Reds used it “correctly.”
With Joel Matip shifting proper when the Reds have been in possession, Alexander-Arnold drifted into the center of defence and helped run the sport along with his implausible passing.
Andy Robertson additionally regarded improved due to taking part in in a defensive position that regarded nearer to a traditional again 4 than in latest weeks.
The Reds have been “actually good” at each ends of the pitch
Regardless of selecting up 10 factors from the 12 on provide thus far this season, the win over Villa was truly Liverpool’s first clear sheet of the season.
Klopp praised his aspect, saying: “High sport, finest for some time. I don’t know the final time we have been that convincing. It was actually good, offensively and defensively.
“You may’t do one step much less in opposition to Villa. The early purpose may need helped; we regarded actually good.”
Alexander-Arnold’s damage is a hamstring subject
The one factor that stored the afternoon from being good was Liverpool’s No. 66 going off injured within the second half.
After the match, Klopp admitted “we’ve to attend for the scan” to find out how the severity of the hamstring drawback.
The supervisor did add, although, that Trent deemed it ‘not too severe’, fortunately.
Gomez stood out and Szoboszlai is “prepared for the soiled a part of the sport”
Each gamers got here in for reward after the match, with Klopp calling Dominik Szoboszlai “actually spectacular, technically sensible” and “completely prepared for the soiled a part of the sport.”
On Joe Gomez, he mentioned: “I’m actually happy for him, in opposition to Newcastle he was like that when he got here on. It’s very useful when you’ve gotten robust centre-halves however, if you happen to go away them alone, the pitch is just too massive. Right now, we have been actually compact.”
Salah was at all times totally centered
We suspected this was the case however it’s good to listen to from Klopp himself.
Regardless of rumours of a transfer to Al-Ittihad, the supervisor mentioned Salah “for a second didn’t appear like he thought of something apart from Aston Villa.”
Klopp added: “He didn’t inform me (he needed to remain), he didn’t need to. The coaching, his behaviour [showed that].”
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