Jurgen Klopp has admitted that his Liverpool facet didn’t deserve the three factors on provide in Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Fulham, criticising the Reds’ ‘perspective’ to begin the season.
Marco Silva’s males ran Liverpool ragged within the first half, finally taking the lead via Aleksandar Mitrovic.
Darwin Nunez got here off the bench to equalise halfway via the second half, earlier than Mitrovic scored from the penalty spot after being impeded by Virgil van Dijk. Mohamed Salah was readily available to rescue a degree late on after some confusion within the Cottagers’ defence.
Talking to BT Sport post-game, Klopp revealed that he was livid with Liverpool’s begin and he made his emotions recognized at half-time.
“One of the best factor in regards to the sport is the outcome, that we get a degree from a extremely unhealthy sport from my facet,” he mentioned. “The perspective was not proper at first, we wished to combat again however we do not discover it as simple any extra.
“The result’s advantageous, we do not deserve greater than that however the efficiency is massively improvable.”
He added: “You’ll be able to’t all the time hug the boys [at half-time]. We do this often once they deserve it and the primary half – it is not that they did not however while you begin a sport the alternative of how we need to begin it is troublesome.
“Everyone was underneath stress, we could not actually break the strains. We by no means had momentum, we might have received the sport as we had the larger possibilities however that may have been an excessive amount of.”