The historic defeat of Everton in the Merseyside derby was just another low on Liverpool’s current decline. However, Jürgen Klopp only missed the crucial little things …
“90 percent,” says Jürgen Klopp after the 0-2 bankruptcy in the Merseyside derby against Everton, “were positive. Ten, on the other hand – and they make the difference in the end.”The LFC manager criticized above all that his team was” not calm enough at the crucial moments “. This applies to both the offensive and the defensive.
In the third minute, the reigning English champion already conceded the first goal, “which gave the game an undesirable direction.” Unfortunately, the focus was once again on Ozan Kabak, whose start in the Premier League continues to be quite rough. The loan from Gelsenkirchen was initially insufficiently cleared by head, then lost sight of Richarlison and was ultimately played over by James Rodriguez with a tailor-made steep pass. “We should have defended that better,” Klopp also knows.
“The pain sits deep”