Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hailed a special player after the Reds thrashed Rangers 7-1 in the Champions League last night.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was delighted with Roberto Firmino’s performance. After the Reds thrashed Rangers 7-1 at Ibrox Stadium last night. But he also praised six other players when asked about the Brazilian star. Klopp’s team Six second-half goals in Glasgow started with Firmino giving the club a 2-1 lead after equalizing in the first half. Before Darwin Nunez ‘s 3-1 lead then. Mohamed Salah, coming on as a substitute netted a quick hat-trick within six minutes and Harvey Elliott capped a brilliant night with a seventh goal. Makes Liverpool’s chances of qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League bright
And when asked about Firmino helping the comeback from behind to bring a 3-1 lead from his two goals and one assist, Klopp told Des K. BT Sport ‘s Li said: “The [first] goal is something to admire from Costas (Simigas). We want to go there. [Corner kick to the near post] but you have to reach the ball [over there].” “It was a great goal. A great equalizer, very important, yes he played a great game, to be honest, I rarely see bad players tonight , Harvey [Elliott] played great, Fabio (Carr). Valho) played superbly, both No. 6s (Fabinho and Jordan Henderson) doing well from the start, center half (Ibrahima Konate and Virgil van Dijk). ) is great.”
“Everyone did it right. in a difficult game which can be much more difficult. That’s why I’m really satisfied.” Klopp added: “Actually I already liked the first half 100 per cent, at least most of it. We conceded goals which they did very well. But we respond well. And in the first half we played well we played between different genres. “We know it’s quite tiring for Rangers because it’s difficult to defend us in these moments. Yes, Darwin [Nunez] opened the box and so did Mo. Who else scores, Harvey! All 6 people
Klopp was pleased with the team’s 7-1 victory and hinted. He and his team would enjoy a beer to celebrate the victory. “We always have a beer after the away game. It’s been a long time since I last drank. We might get drunk again.” His demeanor changed drastically throughout the game and he seemed to be enjoying himself again. We conceded goals [for Scott Arlfield] and equalized. and have a good time In UFABET football. In the end, we have to make it clear in the third quarter. And apparently it worked. Every goal was great.”
Klopp brought in Salah in the 68th minute, allowing him to score a record-breaking hat-trick. The previous record holder for the fastest hat-trick in the Champions League was Bafetimbi Gomis , who scored three goals in seven minutes for Lyon against Dinamo Zagreb in December 2011. “Mo is Mo,” Klopp told beIN Sports after the game , “the fastest hat-trick in Champions League history, that’s special.”