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Jurgen Klopp hails Liverpool ‘genius’ after slender Brighton win


Jurgen Klopp has hailed Dominik Szoboszlai’s second of “genius” which arrange Liverpool’s profitable objective in opposition to Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday afternoon.

The Reds managed to safe an important three factors in Premier League title race forward of Man Metropolis and Arsenal’s prime of the desk conflict afterward Sunday, incomes a 2-1 win over Brighton due to objectives from Luis Diaz and Mohamed Salah.

It was a removed from easy afternoon for the Reds nevertheless, with Brighton really taking the lead at Anfield inside 90 seconds of kick-off through a shocking strike from Danny Welbeck. Liverpool managed to attract degree earlier than half-time due to Diaz, earlier than Salah completed a beautiful transfer which concerned Szoboszlai and Alexis Mac Allister to safe all three factors.

Talking to BBC Sport after the victory, Klopp was eager to single out Szoboszlai intelligent drilled infield go to Mac Allister which began the transfer which culminated in Salah’s winner: “That’s an unbelievable ball [from Dominik Szoboszlai],” stated Klopp.

Pascal Gross, Dominik Szoboszlai

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“It’s the creativity and the standard, seeing that. He sees Macca, his first contact is unimaginable after which he sees Mo. How wasteful we have been in any respect the opposite moments it was good we had this genius soccer second to complete the sport off.”

Klopp was additionally eager to reward Liverpool’s general efficiency within the sport, insisting that it was the perfect his staff have ever performed in opposition to Roberto De Zerbi’s gifted Brighton facet:  “I might have liked to not be 1-0 down, I might like to have been 4 or 5 nil up however that is the perfect we performed in opposition to De Zerbi’s Brighton.

“Taking part in sensible it was actually good, defending sensible, sure all the time a battle however there’s been video games in opposition to Brighton we have been by no means shut however this time we have been calm. That’s the first of the final 10, let’s preserve going.

“Brighton have unimaginable high quality. That’s the measure I’ve for the way good we have been as we speak as a result of I actually respect them. That they had probabilities, they took extra dangers swiftly and we acquired barely drained.

“We deserved to win the sport. That’s what you need after which on prime of that it’s actually cool.”