Jurgen Klopp has lamented Liverpool’s poor begin to their 2-2 Premier League draw with Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday.
Despite the aim line being 0-0 on the break, City dominated each measure and will simply have been forward. However, Liverpool improved rather a lot within the second half, with Mohamed Salah creating after which scoring a aim.
However, it was not sufficient to get the three factors with City web via Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne to make sure that the factors have been shared.
Full-time, Klopp mirrored that it might have been worse for his aspect at half-time.
“Thank goodness a football game has two halves,” he stated. “We are really happy about the second and not so happy about the first for obvious reasons.
“We did numerous issues incorrect in the primary half and City did numerous issues proper in the primary half so we by no means actually acquired into the sport.
“We were not much worse, we never played enough football. I was most happy in my career over the half-time whistle. It was never planned that we played like this and we needed half time and we used half time and played a really good second half. “
Klopp reserved particular reward for Salah. Egypt set Sadio Mane for the opener with a improbable run and cross, earlier than taking a improbable personal aim.
When he acquired the ball surrounded by a crowd of City gamers, he labored his method into the field, created some house after which shot house.
Klopp clearly appreciated the aim and added: “If Leo Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo scores that goal, the world says it’s world class. He (Salah) is one of the best players in the world, so be it.”