Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted that his side were unlucky to have lost to Manchester City in a top of the table clash in the Premier League on Thursday.
The Reds saw the unbeaten run in the EPL come to an end at the Etihad Stadium following a 2-1 loss to current champions Manchester City.
Leroy Sane scored the winner to the Pep Guardiola’s side after Roberto Firimino’s header had canceled out Sergio Aguero’s left-footed half-volley past Alisson Becker from the tightest angle.
Despite the defeat, Liverpool remains four points clear at the top of the table.
“It was big pressure on the game,” Klopp said in his post-match interview.
“Very intense and we were unlucky in our finishing moments. A bit more unlucky than City. That was one of the main differences They had periods where they dominated but we came back and had big
“We had Mo with a big save from Ederson and Gini from a set-piece.”
“You have to score in those moments. If you think of the goal Aguero scored there is no angle. Nice goal. In a similar situation, we didn’t score. But everyone can see why we have the points we have. We made it really difficult.
“I’ve said to the boys it’s completely okay. We could have drawn, we could have won. We lost but it is not the biggest problem.”
He also slammed the referee, for not sending Vincent Kompany off for a lunge on Salah in the early minutes of the game.
“I really like Vincent Kompany. But how on earth is that not a red card? He is the last man and if he hits Mo more he is out for the season.
“He knows Mo is that quick so he takes the risk. I don’t know if the ref saw it. I saw it, after the game especially. We carry on. I think we can play better.”Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.