UEFA Champions League: Liverpool fixing defensive problems ahead of Porto test, says Klopp


UEFA Champions League: Liverpool fixing defensive issues forward of Porto check, says Klopp

UEFA Champions League: Liverpool fixing defensive issues forward of Porto check, says Klopp: Liverpool supervisor Juergen Klopp mentioned the defensive points on show in opposition to Brentford should not an excessive amount of of a priority however they don’t wish to repeat these errors in Tuesday’s Champions League group sport at Porto.

Klopp’s facet got here from a purpose behind on Saturday to steer twice in an endto-end match however conceded an 83rd-minute equaliser as Brentford secured a 3-3 draw.

“It’s not that a lot of a priority, however we have now to indicate a response. It’s tough to win a sport while you aren’t defending in your highest stage and that’s what we didn’t do,” Klopp informed reporters on Monday.

“It wasn’t simply the final line. On the whole, we had an issue with defending. Porto is a unique workforce however we have now to enhance in that division.

UEFA Champions League: Liverpool fixing defensive issues forward of Porto check, says Klopp

“We spoke about it and know we can not (defend) like that and we sorted that and have to indicate that tomorrow.”

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Liverpool have had the higher hand in opposition to Porto in latest conferences, profitable 5-0 and 4-1 on their final two visits to the Estadio do Dragao in 2018 and 2019.

Klopp, nevertheless, insisted his workforce should not dwelling on the historical past between the edges.

“It’s not a bonus to have received the final two video games there,” Klopp mentioned.

“We don’t rely on factors we don’t have already, it’s a troublesome group so we must always not waste time to get factors. Atletico (Madrid) v Porto was a troublesome one and if somebody deserved to win it, it was Porto, so that claims loads.

UEFA Champions League: Liverpool fixing defensive issues forward of Porto check, says Klopp

“Final time we got here again, we didn’t take into consideration the 5-0 earlier than it as a result of it is not sensible. We’re right here usually sufficient to know we can not win a sport earlier than we play so that’s it.”

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