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Klopp’s post-match press conference | Southampton

Klopp’s post-match press conference | Southampton


Was that win more significant
than the scoreline, after what you’d been through the midweek, that was a bigger test
than it might have been normally? No. We played here last year, I don’t know
after which game, it was difficult. Southampton is a good team,
they defend well, they are really…just difficult to play. Good counter-attacks, good organization,
all that stuff. Last year, I don’t even remember,
the result, but we were 1-0 down, was it 3-1? Yeah. And this afternoon it was difficult again, nothing to do with with
the game in midweek, if we would have come here –
I said before the game – if you come here with two weeks’
preparation it would be difficult, so I liked the game a lot, to be honest,
I liked it. I cannot… It’s not allowed to think
too much about Wednesday, but of course I know it
and so I was really impressed how fresh we looked in the start,
especially how… It’s just how good
we were in the start, we controlled the game,
we were fluent and all that stuff, and then, yes, we gave a bit, with the
long balls and set-pieces Southampton came up then. But Sadio scored a fantastic goal in
pretty much the best moment of the first half. In the last second, pretty much, that helped of course, and second half
we made another big step, really controlled the game better,
did a lot of good things and then minute 83
showed up on the screen, and Adrian thought, “I played really well,
so maybe I have to make the same mistake, “like Ali did, and keep
the game a little bit open.” Yeah, so, and then they
came up and Ingsy had a big chance, and that’s normal, in that moment
I think the boys felt the tiredness that was exactly the moment
when you thought… “Really? Now we have to go again.” And so we kept the result,
I think we deserved the three points and I’m completely fine with that. Jürgen, did he say anything about it
when he was coming off the field? Sorry? Did you speak to Adrian about it? Yeah. “You’ve finally arrived – welcome.” Ali did the same, obviously it’s
a goalie thing at Liverpool! No problem with that
as long as we win the games. All good. Can I just ask about
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s performance? Brilliant. Impressive today in that central position. Yeah, so… That was different, huh? It was outstandingly good.
45 minutes on Wednesday, we can now say they helped for sure,
to get the minutes, to feel the intensity and know you
are ready for the intensity, and then today we had to make
changes and we did make changes, and especially for us in the centre of the
park it’s really important that they are ready for all these long runs,
for all these decisive things, so we changed there. No, only two times,
but Milly didn’t play 90 minutes so he stayed on the pitch, so it was
just good to have these opportunities, and Ox was obviously not bad today! Sorry, Jürgen, I remember last season
early on when Ali made a mistake, you said, “Doesn’t matter, keep on doing
what you’re doing, that’s the way we play.” Today that was at least the third clearance
that hadn’t gone quite to plan for Adrian, is that more of a problem? No. Adrian had a swollen ankle,
so we played too many balls back to him. I was happy about everything he did today,
all the saves, all that stuff, the other players have to feel
more responsibility for the build-up, you cannot give all the balls back to him
and hope the painkillers still help or whatever. I don’t think the goal was because
of that, but a few other balls. He’s completely good with his feet, and if you
would have seen his ankle on Thursday after we left the plane,
then you would say even that pass before the goal
was better than you would have expected. So, it’s all fine. I was just going to ask, you had
three ex-Southampton players in your line-up today, is there anything you’ve seen in the
ex-Southampton players in your squad that makes you feel it’s a club that
really knows how to look after young players? Actually, today when I stood behind
all the 22 players it came into my mind. What a team Southampton would have
if all these players stayed here, I think a couple of
Southampton supporters think that as well, but that’s how football is, I don’t think there are
a lot of areas in the world which… ..were that productive with these
outstanding football players, there are a lot. Who was it, Ox? Only four Southampton… Ah, they’ve played for Southampton,
that’s different, but Ox is from Southampton, right? Portsmouth. Sorry! From the area. Yeah, but it’s impressive. Any final ones? Jürgen, how close were you to not playing
Adrian then, in the circumstances? We had a clearing session, or he had
a clearing session, this morning at 10. And then the message flew
to my iPhone and said he is fine. If the message was that he was not fine,
then I would have had to make a decision, until then it was all good. We were waiting for that, he said at breakfast
actually that he would be fine, but we had to test it
and that’s what we did. Now you’ve had the opportunity
to digest Wednesday night’s victory, how does it feel to be manager of
the most successful club in English football? Yeah, I have nothing to do with pretty much
98 per cent of the trophies the club won. Or 99 maybe, I don’t know
exactly how many there are. It took long enough to get rid of
the burden of all the success in the past, so it’s good that we won the game,
we will never forget that, I’m pretty sure our supporters
will never forget that, but… ..it’s easy to be happy after the game and to be concentrated the next morning
about the next thing. It’s not that we now run through
the floors constantly and celebrate, so that’s all OK, that’s why I like it so much, we are not used to winning big things. And then coming to Southampton, I really
loved how much respect we showed today, and I said before the game, this looks like
the biggest banana skin in history. Everybody is waiting for it, probably
all the headlines are written already, and I told the boys the headline I would
prefer is: “The mentality giants were in town.” And that’s how I feel in the moment,
the boys did an outstanding job for today, all good, let’s go home,
recover and start again.

Comments (92)

  1. Nice
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  2. Хай из рашн?

  3. Go home recover n start again..💪💪👍👍BO$$..

  4. The most interesting manager in the world of football to listen to.

  5. It is very gratifying to get 3 points from this difficult away match. Sadio Mane's 2-goal contribution was huge, he was the player who woke the team up from sleep.

    I wish there were two of her. Mane is a really special player. Adrián's 3. his error in goal was huge, except that he did good work for 2 weeks.

    The important thing was to win. We shouldn't worry about performance. YNWA

  6. If Liverpool continues this kind of form, we are sure to drop points against Arsenal…

  7. give kelleher debut to shine like trent.

  8. Great turnout after Chelsea very bad mistake by our keeper caused us a clean sheet we pride ourselves on clean sheet so it’s a bit annoying but all good 2/2ynwa

  9. Mane or salah ? Who s better ?

  10. Important 3pt 👏👏.. Go home, recover & start again 💪💪💪

  11. صلاح بتوفيق 😙

  12. big three points and a very good performance in crescendo,
    we got off the mark on the back foot and the saints almost took the lead,
    a brilliant first half final allowed us to take the lead with an amazing Sadio Manè solo come out of the blue,
    after the restart we controlled the game, increased our edge and created several chances to make the result even bigger, Adrian stepped up on the shields three days after the magic Istanbul night, some of his savings safeguarded our precious result till the blatant own blunder which let the saints pull a goal back and put pressure on our backline, the final ten minutes were an authentic agony and I lived them with my heart up in throat, either way the final whistle put an end to a controversial game where the result could finish both ways but we kind of deserved to win, Manè my personal MOTM, Bobby broke his season spell with a beautiful accurate strike cutting in from the left and unleashing his precise right foot to beat the saints keeper at the near post, it was sheer trepidation indeed! let's enjoy this pretty good win and from next Monday back to focus on our next Saturday first EPL big match, happy day at the office, amusing match to watch for our supporters and neutrals, YNWA Redmen

  13. Klopp
    Your midfield players looked slow and tired especially OX. Your line up was not good. And you were lucky again.

  14. a nice week's rest before Arsenal

  15. ILoveLiverpool!🥰🥰🥰

    I’mJapanese!

  16. never rest Fabinho ever again

  17. Adrian played well

  18. I just came back from Southampton from watching the match. GO REDS

  19. ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤
    liverpool

  20. Come on reds this year is the year 🔴🔴🔴🔴🔴🔴

  21. City drop points with another disallowed goal in stoppage time, UNLUCKYYY 😂

  22. Congratulations to LFC players as we all know they have played too many games including the one on Wednesday against Chelsea that went overtime. All I care was We have the 3 points in the bag, hopefully, they would have a day off just to rest their feet because they deserved it.

  23. Sadio mane shooting technique. Makes me think of the word SNAP!!

  24. Mignolet was a much better replacement than Adrian. Unbelievable

  25. Get in there Tottenhamn 🙂 YNWA

  26. Mane will score most goals of all in the premier league this season…

  27. Great results today 👌👌👌
    Viking 🇩🇰

  28. thought ox was absolutely sensational

  29. Klopp : ADRIAN!! like rocky karius

  30. reds 21- victory lol
    mistake in the bio

  31. Love you Salah and mane❤❤❤❤

  32. Can tell klopp can't be arsed answering questions today 😂 after 120 mins on Wednesday travelling back to play today. Massive 3 points. Now the boys can get one or two full days of rest and recovery. Then train hard during the week for arsenal at Anfield. Let's blow them away. YNWA

  33. Finally get a weeks rest now, hopefully Naby will be back soon . And we're now top of the league.

  34. 1:36 😂😂😂

  35. Alisson made the same mistake when he was new to the team so it is ok! Adrian did a great job and we got the 3pts. City dropped 2pts😊

  36. يا مدرب كلوب ,, اليسون تكررت أخطاءه .. لا ينفع حارس مرمى , هات حارس غيره

  37. Who’s best?
    Like = Liverpool
    Comment = Liverpool
    Neither = Liverpool

  38. AdriSanMiguel Fix The Next Legend GOD Master Blunder Mr.Karius sama 😇😇

  39. alison is abade keeper > exchange him next

  40. Ok Adrian got complacent but he still did make fukken good saves today. I’m happy we got the 3pts

  41. Liverpool will win the league

    Triggered man city fans incoming

  42. That's why Ings was sold.

  43. Jurgen Klopp: Best football manager in the world.

  44. Mane is on fire 🔥

  45. Use me as a I’m so happy city’s goal got disallowed just because it was city button

  46. A city fan tried telling me that Anfield is like a funeral and a man united fan said there’s only one chant 😂😂

  47. Jürgen Klopp! The Coolest Man in the World! Respekt from Germany! Come back..Jürgen!

  48. Would have easily ended 5-0 if LFC were more 'surgical' in their attacks and were it not for that silly repeated mistake the GK made! The reds' defense is suffering this season, especially on the right (non-Van Dijk) side and Matip made many mistakes! This season's PL the competition is FIERCE and teams have to not only win, but win with a big goal difference!

  49. He should've avoid it for the second time when already he did escaped the first one. Anyway, he made saves and that's why he's positioned there. 3pts that matter most.

  50. I Love Kloop
    He's the best manger

  51. Please give Shaq a chance.. like if ue think the same

  52. What a wonderful day! First Liverpool came away with a hard fought victory while Man City had a stoppage time winning goal disallowed (again)!😊

  53. Give Shaqiri a chance, Trust me he will make a difference.🙏

  54. Memo to Adrian : Take no notice of Matip telling you who to give the ball to! You decide the best option! ynwa. C'mon you Reds!

  55. My brother saido goal was like a corthino goal similar nice 1 Liverpool

  56. The mentality giants 💪 Boom!

  57. He has won 4.34% of all trophies…. 😁

  58. Adrian had an otherwise brilliant game. He's no Allison Beckham with his feet but with match sharpness & adapted play he'll get the job done for the time being

  59. Top of the league Till May 2020

  60. Make Adrian do a 1000 laps. To me it looked like he was trying to give them a goal back? or give it a specific score for the bookies, How can your brain shutdown like that? Karius all over again.

  61. Stop playing this highline,why chance our way of defending,look how many shut out we have last season,this new system is going to be our downfall.

  62. Mistake wich can be cost us a trophy, it happen last year, and we dont need same mistake.

  63. Mmmm probably should've kept one of the other backup keepers like Ward/Mignolet ah well as long as Adrian keeps, stays fit we will be alright. Just need a young third choice in January cos clearly if there's two injury prone, well keepers vulnerable to injury then we need a third choice. This Kelleher guy dunno much about him he seems unproven just need someone else who is a bit more proven. Anyway good result to stick through it just to pick up the three points though

  64. It's gonna be a long long season!! Hopefully another 2 trophies to add to a few heart attacks I'll be having along the way

  65. Sadio is a beast all over the pitch

  66. This is number 1 now !!!!

  67. All about the result. Improvements will be made over time. It’s a long season

  68. We want inside Istanbul now!!!

  69. Liverpool need to start dominating the ball and play short simple passes instead of trying to force the play and keep chasing the ball every match. Can’t always rely on front three to bail them out all season. Must start to play football properly.

  70. 1:43😂😂😂😂😂 like the mistake alli made
    I thought alisson was overrated and covered by the defenders but i was wrong he's the best in z world liverpool would have kept cleansheets if he had not been injured

  71. The goalie cannot afford these kind of over confidence mistakes so all THE Y.N.W.A fan better pray hard that ALLISON come back as soon as possible otherwise you dunnexpect to win the PREMIERSHIP

  72. Impressive performance especially second half. That wasn’t easy to dig out from Wednesday night. Still think the squad is lacking depth over a whole season with having to play at such intensity Klopp demands but we’ll see.

  73. adrian is look like he does karius there his level of concentration is low,,, i don't know maybe it's the injuries or the effect of the painkillers but for me personally that's not about injuries or whatever i hope he can fix that problem to be able to replace the world best goalkeeper and in the world class football club in a high level otherwise he's just the cloning karius…

  74. Please put the subtitles !!!!!!!!!!!

  75. you can see why we all love Klopp

  76. This was a hard game because of the trun around from Wednesday night… A great win…. YNWA

  77. Klopp laber nich so viel rum…was hat Mittwoch mit dem PL Spiel zu tun..Ihr seid Profis..Heul nich immer so rum ..Kloppo

  78. I decided to change my regular boring glasses to clear-frame glasses because Klopp wear it. It was iconic for me. Now, seeing he's got new glasses I feel a little betrayed 😂 He was a good coach tho

  79. Despite Adrian’s error he was excellent he made an important save and helped us out on multiple occasions just needs to work on his passing.he also had an injury as well.

  80. Salah is a moody player..when he is on it,he is unplayable..he is constantly making amazing runs,we just don't have the Midfield as yet, that can see his runs and pass it to him 1st time.Our current Midfield needs too many touches to control the ball,or just have a very safe mindset,and never take risks with their passing…when Kieta is fully fit..and Klopp can play Kieta,Fabinho and Ox in the midfield then we will see the Midfield we have been craving for,for over a season..then Trent and Robertson do not have to come so high up the pitch,as the Midfield will do the creating for the front 3,and we will be more solid at the back,and less exposed to counters..

  81. This literally looks like career mode

  82. Klopp Khan Salah…lazem Salah yerou7 Aspania👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎

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