Jurgen Klopp pleased with how Liverpool performed in 4-1 friendly victory against AC Milan
‘We were super dominant’: Jurgen Klopp revels in Liverpool’s victory over AC Milan and praises the midfield, along with the ‘natural strength’ of the youngsters
- Liverpool won 4-1 in a resounding friendly win against AC Milan in Dubai.
- Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was pleased with his performance in victory.
- Klopp said that despite conceding, his side was ‘super dominant’ throughout.
- Mohamed Salah, Thiago Alcántara and Darwin Núñez were all on the scoreboard
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was pleased with his team’s performance in a ‘super dominant’ friendly win against AC Milan.
Goals from Mohamed Salah, Thiago Alcántara and two from Darwin Núñez gave Klopp’s side a 4-1 victory in their last friendly before returning to competitive action.
speaking to Liverpool After the match, Klopp spoke about how his team performed and how quickly returning World Cup players will be back in the squad.
Jurgen Klopp was pleased with Liverpool’s performance in a ‘super commanding’ performance
Klopp said: ‘It was a really good game. There was one situation that I didn’t like: it was when we conceded the goal because it was just after a drinking break.
“Other than that, we were super dominant. We played a very good match. I liked how our midfield was connected, I liked our buildup.”
Liverpool were also able to take advantage of the friendly to give some of the younger players in the squad a few minutes and Klopp was impressed with his performance.
Klopp continued: “When you bring the children [in the] second half and you see Bobby Clark’s pass and Stefan’s whole performance [Bajcetic]Mel’s performance [Frauendorf] At right back and then there’s Ben Doak, 17, and he’s this kind of natural strength, it’s really cool to see.’
With games starting to build up following the conclusion of the World Cup, these young players could make an impact in the second half of the season.
Darwin Núñez scored twice on his return to the Liverpool team after the World Cup
Liverpool face Manchester City in a return to competitive action and Klopp was able to shed some light on when key players will return to the team after the World Cup.
On who could be in the squad for the Carabao Cup clash, the Liverpool manager said: ‘Hendo [Jordan Henderson] we’ll see trento [Alexander-Arnold] We will see.
“Obviously, we’ll make the decision on Wednesday about who can play on Thursday.” But it’s good and it will be a very interesting game after that period, but I’m looking forward to it.”
Liverpool will hope to continue their progress and retain the Carabao Cup after beating Chelsea on penalties in last year’s final.
Mohamed Salah will hope to continue his scoring form for Liverpool after the win.
Midfielder Thiago Alcántara scored a rare goal for Liverpool as they claimed victory