Liverpool win over Newcastle a ´ huge outcome ´ however Klopp worried by Nunez knock
Jurgen Klopp stated Liverpool’s 2-0 win at Newcastle United a “enormous outcome” however was left worried about a shoulder injury suffered by Darwin Nunez.
The Uruguayan striker provided Liverpool the lead after 10 minutes at St James’ Park, with Cody Gakpo doubling it right after.
Nick Pope’s red card in the 22 nd minute for managing the ball outside his charge location to reject Mohamed Salah an operate on objective efficiently ended it as a contest, though Newcastle were still able to style some opportunities to keep the visitors truthful.
Speaking to Sky Sports after his group’s 2nd league win in 6 days, Klopp stated: “Massive outcome, tidy sheet, 2 terrific objectives, and area for enhancement, undoubtedly.
” Wonderful objectives, the red card would have been a terrific objective also most likely. If Pope does not get his hands on it, then Mo most likely would have scored. I would have taken that [over the red card] to be sincere.
” Against 10 guys we didn’t respond especially well, because minute we still had momentum and it was challenging to return, and Newcastle had absolutely nothing to lose any longer, we might see that.
” Top group, leading character, they tossed whatever on the pitch and we provided a lot of set pieces, and with set pieces it is trivial the number of gamers you have on the pitch.
” If we had actually scored a 3rd, I believe that would have been it, however we didn’t so it was amazing till completion.”
1500– Liverpool’s win over Newcastle was the 1,500 th 2-0 triumph in Premier League history, the 3rd most typical lead to the competitors (1-0 x 2136 and 2-1 x 1779). Info.
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Nunez was replaced after an hour following a clash with Kieran Trippier that left him holding his shoulder, which might possibly see him miss out on Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 very first leg versus Real Madrid.
” The most unfavorable thing was that Darwin needed to go off,” Klopp stated. “He would have come off anyhow however then he had something with his shoulder therefore we’ll need to see how major that is, ideally not excessive.”
The win relocations Liverpool as much as 8th in the Premier League, simply 6 points off Newcastle in 4th, and Klopp is confident this triumph might advise the Reds what they can after likewise beating competitors Everton today.
” You require outcomes. That’s how it is,” he continued. “The kids require to feel it also, that if you do this which then you have a great chance to be on the best side of the outcome … In the end I am actually pleased that we overcame the line since many things have actually occurred to us this season, this time absolutely nothing truly occurred.
” We were not ideal however sufficient to win the video game which’s what we did.”