‘It’s a great day’: Klopp reveals why he is so happy as Liverpool manager

first_imgJurgen Klopp hailed Liverpool’s 6-0 thrashing of Aston Villa at Villa Park as a rarity when everything went right for his team.The Reds embarrassed Remi Garde’s relegation-threatened Villans, with six different players getting on the scoresheet in a one-sided Premier League affair.“It’s a great day,” Liverpool’s German manager told talkSPORT, following our exclusive UK radio commentary of the match. “It’s not very often in a manager’s career that you have days like this, that you score the goals always in the right moment and control the game the whole time. “There were a few situations, not really dangerous, but a few situations for Aston Villa [threatening the Liverpool goal], but we defended them well.”With Liverpool 2-0 up at half-time, and perhaps mindful of the way in which they let a two-goal lead slip at home to Sunderland with 10 minutes remaining last weekend, Klopp stressed that he was aware his team needed to push on after the break at Villa.“We went in at half time, it could have been 3-0, so we had to carry on,” he explained. “[We knew] Villa will come out, they will fight back, you can hear the crowd, then we scored the goals in the right moments, and nearly everybody scored a goal.”last_img read more

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Gotze’s teeth smashed out of place by Vertonghen

first_imgBorussia Dortmund Mario Gotze’s teeth smashed out of place by sent off Vertonghen, reveal Dortmund Peter McVitie 17:38 14/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Mario Gotze Jan Vertonghen Tottenham Borussia Dortmund Getty Borussia Dortmund Tottenham Hotspur v Borussia Dortmund Tottenham Hotspur UEFA Champions League Bundesliga The 25-year-old took the Spurs’ defender’s forearm to the face, leaving him with a swollen lip and in a lot of pain Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Bosz says Mario Gotze had a few teeth knocked out of place in a collision with Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen on Wednesday.Vertonghen was sent off with his second yellow card of the game after he caught Gotze in the face with his forearm during Spurs’ 3-1 win over Dortmund in the Champions League.Gotze, who came on as a substitute in the second half, was pictured bleeding from his mouth as he received treatment on the side of the field, and Bosz confirmed the 25-year-old was still in pain after the game Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing “He has problems with his teeth and must go to the doctor,” the 53-year-old said afterwards.”It doesn’t look so good. Not all his teeth are in the right place. It hurts for him to talk.”World Cup-winning goalscorer Gotze has started all three of Dortmund’s Bundesliga games, but it is not yet known if he will be available to face Koln in their next game due to his injury.It was one of many low moments for Dortmund, who passed up several chances in the defeat at Wembley.And Bosz heavily criticised his defence afterwards, despite their bright start to the game.”It was clear today that we weren’t well organised at the back defensively. I thought we started well, dominated and controlled the game with good football,” the ex-Ajax boss said.”But when you play like that, with space behind the back four, you have to defend it, and we didn’t do that well enough.”last_img read more

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