Jurgen Klopp News
In a battle of European heavyweights, Juergen Klopp’s Liverpool side had more chances but lacked sharpness when it mattered as Carlo Ancelotti became the first coach to enjoy four European Cup triumphs having won the trophy with AC Milan and Real twice, leapfrogging Liverpool’s Bob Paisley and Real’s Zinedine Zidane.
Manchester City wasted an opportunity to take the lead, three minutes before the interval, when De Bruyne missed a penalty. Jurgen Klopp picked both Roberto Firmino with the in-form Diogo Jota in a very attacking lineup of Liverpool for the tie. Liverpool are third on 17 points after eight games with 11th-placed City on 12, having played a game fewer.
Stunned Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said his side "lost the plot" in their humiliating 7-2 defeat to Aston Villa at Villa Park in the Premier League on Sunday. Ollie Watkins` first-half hat-trick set Villa en route to an astonishing victory, as Liverpool slipped to a first defeat of the season thanks to a woeful showing at the back in the Midlands. With their 7-2 loss on Sunday, Liverpool became the first reigning English top-flight champions to ship seven goals in a league match since Arsenal in 1953.
Liverpool visit Chelsea in the league on Sunday and Klopp said Frank Lampard`s side have quality all over the pitch. Liverpool, who had a tough 4-3 victory over promoted Leeds United to start the new campaign, bolstered their squad with an agreement to sign Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara. The side finished 18 points clear in the Premier League last season but manager Jurgen Klopp says they have to be even better this year just to stay one step ahead of their rivals.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has said that he was left "amused" by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp`s comments on Chelsea`s transfer spending. Chelsea, owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, have spent around 200 million pounds to bring in Timo Werner, Kai Havertz, Hakim Ziyech and Ben Chilwell. Klopp, who has made only one signing this season, said Liverpool would not be spending a similar amount as they were a "different kind" of club, one "not owned by countries or an oligarch".
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said that he is unsure whether Jordan Henderson and Joel Matip will be a part of their squad in their EPL opener against Leeds United. Defending EPL champions Liverpool will take on newly promoted Leeds United at Anfield on September 12. Henderson hasn't played since suffering a knee injury against Brighton on July 8 while Matip,suffered a foot injury against Everton in Liverpool`s restart after the COVID-19 hiatus.
Arsenal edge past Liverpool 5-4 on penalties on Saturday to lift the FA Community Shield, the curtain-raiser for the English domestic season. Gunners captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fired in the final penalty to complete the north London side`s second win over the league champions. Reiss Nelson, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Cedric Soares and David Luiz all scored for the Gunners in the FA Community Shield final tie.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admitted that shortened period to prepare for the clash against Arsenal in the FA Community Shield is `not ideal`. Liverpool, who had won the 2019-20 Premier League season will be clashing against Arsenal who had won the FA Cup for the Community Shield, later today. Klopp's men will open their Premier League 2020-21 campaign against Leeds United on September 12 - The EPL season commencing a month later than usual.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has allayed concerns regarding the fitness of Virgil van Dijk, insisting that the injury `will not be a problem`. van Dijk had to come-off in the 55th minute of The Reds friendly encounter against RB Salzburg. The Klopp-led side is gearing up for the Community Shield clash against Arsenal on August 29.
Jurgen Klopp has received the award after guiding Liverpool to their first top-flight title in three decades Klopp saw off competition from Chelsea's Frank Lampard, Leicester City's Brendan Rodgers and Sheffield United's Chris Wilder Liverpool'sTrent Alexander-Arnold was confirmed as the Premier League's Young Player of the Season for 2019-20