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Jurgen Klopp criticized Antonio Contes Defensive style of play
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Jurgen Klopp criticized Antonio Contes Defensive style of play

Liverpool manager Jurgen Kloop has criticised Antonio Conts Tottenham after a 1:1 draw at Anfield on saturday. Despite Liverpool leading on goal difference, the result gives Manchester City the lead in the title race — the reigning champions could take a three-point lead if they defeat Newcastle on Sunday afternoon. Tottenham were always going to be Liverpool's toughest opponent in the title race, and they were right. Conte's team only had 35% possession, bere always dangerous on the counter thanks to the excellent transitional play of Son Heung-min, Harry Kane, and Dejan Kulusevski. They opened the scoring in the 56th minute when Son swept home from a flowing break.Liverpool equalised through a deflected Luis Diaz strike with just under 20 minutes remaining, having previo...
Mohamed Salah has a chance to revenge 2018 Champions League final
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Mohamed Salah has a chance to revenge 2018 Champions League final

Liverpool will face Real Madrid in the Champions League final after the Spanish side won 6-5 on aggregate and 3-1 on the night at the Bernabeu after completing one of the most incredible comebacks in history against Manchester City. Rodrygo scored in the 90th and 91st minutes to force extra time after Riyad Mahrez's second-half strike appeared to have secured City's progression to Paris. Madrid will face Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday, May 28 in Paris, in a rematch of 2018 final. It will be a chance at redemption for Liverpool who lost 3-1 four years ago in Kiev, with Mohamed Salah leaving the pitch in tears as he was forced off with an injury following a foul by Sergio Ramos. "I think personally, I would prefer Madrid. We lost in the final to them so ...
Injury blow for Liverpool ahead of their game against Villarreal
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Injury blow for Liverpool ahead of their game against Villarreal

Jurgen Klopp has announced an injury absentee for Liverpool's Champions League semi-final second leg against Villarreal. Liverpool took a commanding lead in the first leg of the tie last week, winning 2-0 at Anfield. The Reds must complete a task in Castellon to reach the Champions League final in Paris. Villarreal will be confident despite their deficit, having already produced stunning second-leg performances against Juventus and Bayern Munich this season. And Liverpool will be aware that they must tread carefully as they attempt to reach the Paris final. They will be hampered, however, by the absence of frontman Roberto Firmino, who will remain out, according to Klopp. “Bobby [Firmino] is now running,” he said in his pre-match press conference. “He will travel with...