Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp wasn’t a cheerful man together with his Tottenham Hotspur counterpart Antonio Conte following their draw on Saturday night time.
Spurs held Klopp’s facet to a 1-1 draw within the tie staged at Anfield with the consequence giving Manchester Metropolis who has performed a sport much less benefit within the Premier League title race.
Whereas Klopp praised his facet’s efficiency, he questioned Spurs’ method to huge video games in comparison with their very own league place after the sport.
“I am actually pleased with the efficiency and pleased with the mentality we confirmed towards an extremely good opponent with a sport plan. We needed to win they usually sit again and do counter-attacks.
“I believed we had a couple of issues right now which have been on a totally completely different degree. The counter-press was excellent. They scored their objective and we needed to keep calm and enhance the stress, in order that was an enormous problem, however we did it. We acquired the equalizer. It is clearly not the consequence we wished, but it surely’s the efficiency we wished,” Klopp mentioned.
“I want we may have gained this sport, however with all of the reward for Tottenham, a world-class workforce – they sit again. They drew towards us, and acquired outcomes towards Man Metropolis and Chelsea. The sport plan works for these video games however they’re nonetheless fifth, in order that’s how it’s. Time losing, these sorts of issues, it makes it simpler for them. We wished three factors, that’s not so cool,” he continued.
Son Heung-min opened the scoring for Conte’s facet however finally noticed his objective canceled out by Luis Diaz, whose deflected effort earned Liverpool some extent.