Jurgen Klopp defends Mohamed Salah after poor form continues against Chelsea

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"We had many chances and played fantastic football".

"Of course Hazard is the first, but I think Pedro, Willian, Morata will be able to score more than 10 goals in a season".

"Hazard brings something the others do not - dribbling ability, running at pace, beating several men from deep before delivering a spectacular finish, " he said according to Mirror UK.

Eden Hazard's majestic solo strike capped a thrilling Chelsea fightback in their 2-1 win at Liverpool, while Tottenham survived a penalty shoot-out to beat Watford in the League Cup third round on Wednesday night.

Liverpool centre-back Virgil Van Dijk could play through the pain in order to make himself available for his side's visit to Chelsea today, Jurgen Klopp has revealed.


"We thought West Brom was a good idea for him to get minutes under his belt again, and when he came back, he was an option for us".

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was delighted with Sturridge's impact and his all-round form, especially given his problems with injury for much of the past year.

There was some talk on social media post-match of being anxious ahead of the visit to Stamford Bridge this weekend but I'm not really sure why. The boys were all happy for him.

Hazard's seventh goal in eight games in the league and cup came after 25 minutes in a move he started inside his own half.

"I have the feeling we are improving match by match".


"It's always tactical", Klopp said of his decision to remove the player.

"It was not Mo's best game of his career for sure", added Klopp. You fail, you miss, whatever, that happens.

"But at the end I am really very happy - first of all with the performance and I think also a draw is the right result".

"We gave them one proper chance, they used it and we didn't use ours".

"It is like riding a bike. It's not like you wake up in the morning and you can not finish any more or can not ride a bike any more". It's just one game and we have plenty more to go.


"In the Premier League you need strength and desire".

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