Erik Lamela got one back for Tottenham in stoppage-time, but it was too late to rescue an undeserved draw. "The result is the most important thing and the result is flawless". Watford was Watford, Liverpool you can win or lose, and I am not saying anything about attitude. How we deal with that, I don't know. We had in all the games really good moments. Unfortunately, we didn't finish the game off so that means Tottenham has the quality to strike back - which is what they did after a corner.
In Virgil van Dijk, Liverpool have the multi-faceted defensive linchpin they have been craving.
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Jurgen Klopp is bullish about Liverpool's chances as they prepare to take on Tottenham at Wembley, after a busy worldwide break for his squad. Klopp, though, stressed that there will be plenty more obstacles for his team to overcome in the rest of the campaign.
"Actually I don't like to compare players but we had similar players and questions about Robbo (Andrew Robertson) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain", he said.
Firmino found the back of the net very early in the game, but his effort was ruled out for offside.
"This type of game shows you that we need to improve if we want to contend for the title". The first half I think was even and we conceded again from a set piece. "We will see if we can do so".More news: Australians warned to cut up strawberries after people report finding needles inside
Liverpool's Roberto Firmino has confirmed there is no long-term damage to his eye after a horrific incident involving Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen.
Graphic content: Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino's left eye was scratched during Saturday's game (Sunday NZ time) at Tottenham and he could miss the Champions League group-stage opener against Paris Saint-Germain.
"We have to go again in three days, not long for recovery, pretty quick", Klopp said. I don't know exactly what it means but to focus on one competition can only be if maybe you are already out of the competition almost.
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