The German coach Juergen Klopp, the coach of Liverpool, confirmed that his team deserved to win against Leicester City, by three goals, after the players gave a very strong performance in front of a stubborn opponent in the match that brought them together on Sunday evening at “Anfield” in the ninth round matches From the English Premier League.
Speaking after the end of the Leicester City match, Klopp said: “The three goals we scored are evidence of the strong level the team provided over the course of the 90 minutes, and the defensive performance was good.”
The Reds coach praised the Brazilian star Firmino, saying, “I don’t care what people say about Firmino. It’s all ridiculous. We are happy for him and he played amazingly tonight.” He also praised James Milner’s performance, describing him as amazing.
Regarding the many injuries that the Reds suffer from, Klopp said: “As long as we have 11 players on the pitch, we will fight over everything. We played the way we wanted to play from the first second, I am really happy with the performance.”
Juergen Klopp confirmed that the Egyptian star, Mohamed Salah, will return to training tomorrow, Monday, and may appear against Atalanta, after the negative corona test.
Liverpool against Leicester City
Liverpool ended the first half of the match, beating with a clean double, Leicester City defender Johnny Evans scored Liverpool’s first goal, in the 21st minute, by mistake, after he converted James Milner’s cross from a corner kick, with his head in the net of goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.
Portuguese star Diego Guetta added, the second goal of the Reds, in the 41st minute, with a wonderful header, after following Andy Robertson’s cross.
In the second half, Brazilian star Roberto Firmino added, Liverpool’s third goal, in the 86th minute of the match, from a header, taking advantage of James Milner’s cross, from a corner kick.
With this result, Liverpool raised its score to 20 points, to occupy second place, on par with the top team, Tottenham, who excels on goal difference, while Leicester City’s score stopped at 18 points in fourth place.