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Jurgen Klopp praises Liverpool’s mental strengths after huge win over Man City

Jurgen Klopp
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Jurgen Klopp was thrilled with the main target, focus and depth of his Liverpool staff as they beat Manchester City 3-1 within the Premier League at Anfield.

The Reds went eight factors clear on the prime of the desk with the huge victory over the defending champions, due to targets from Fabinho, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.

City struggled defensively however pushed laborious to get again into the sport after conceding two early targets, creating quite a few probabilities, however having to settle with a comfort from Bernardo Silva.

Klopp was delighted together with his staff after the competition, recognising that City have been harmful, however that his staff’s mental energy obtained them by.

‘What a game. If you want to win against City you have to do something special and we had to be intense,’ mentioned the German.

‘They have been good. Oh they have been good and we needed to defend with all we had however we scored unimaginable targets.

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‘It was so tough to play, the intensity of the game was so clear. It was all worth it, really great. They pass the ball from outside, Sterling. How good did we defend him until then? Because you saw what happens when we don’t defend him anymore.

‘The boys have been utterly targeted and concentrated. It was so good. It is the one manner we are able to beat City, perhaps different groups can do it a special manner however that is the one manner we are able to beat them.

‘All the games against City were pretty much like this apart from last season’s dwelling sport. That was extra managed. This was not essentially the most stunning and most managed however it was very full of life, I like that.’

Manchester City boss was happy with how his staff performed, regardless of the end result leaving them fourth within the desk.

‘We played an incredible performance,’ mentioned the Spaniard. ‘I don’t know what number of groups can come to this stadium and play the way in which we did. They scored with the primary shot on course, however we performed extremely properly.

”There are three groups which have extra probabilities to win the than us. We’re in November so let’s see what occurs.’

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