Jakarta, CNN Indonesia –
Coach Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp was angry again after the Reds lost to Atalanta from the Sword of the day fourth Champions League, Thursday (26/11) early this morning VIB.
Playing at Anfield Stadium, the Reds swallowed their first defeat in the Champions League this season. Combining the main players and the coating, Liverpool was defeated 0-2.
After the match, Klopp, with whom BT Sport spoke, dropped the pair. Nervira is a tight schedule.
Klopp was upset because his team did not have much time to maintain the endurance to return to winning ways after this defeat by Atalanta.
Brighton and Hove Albion were waiting for Liverpool in the Premier League on Saturday (28/11) at noon local time or VIB in the evening, the Daily Mail reported.
“Honestly, this is a crime,” Klopp said, condemning the Premier League schedule just two days after the Champions League match.
Playing at home, Liverpool lost to Atalanta 0-2. (AP / Martin Rickett).
Klopp is worried that his team will suffer something bad, such as injury or fatigue in the match, just two days apart.
“I think (burning) can happen, not only to us but also to other teams,” said the former Borussia Dortmund coach.
“The only thing I raise my thumb is that no one is hurt anymore,” he said.
Liverpool have been hit by a hurricane of injuries in recent weeks. Starting with Virgil Van Dijk, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Tiago Alcantara to Jordan Henderson.
With so many injured players, Klopp had to break his brain and rotate in several matches. As against Atalanta, from the first minute there were no names for Andrew Robertson, Robert Firmin and Diogo Iota.
“Now people tell us to rotate players, but who? We have a few strikers, but the rest are young players,” he said.
The rotation more or less affected Liverpool’s game at home against Atalanta. Despite a draw in the first half, Liverpool conceded two goals in less than five minutes.
Josip Ilicic and Robin Gosens managed to vibrate Alison Brecker’s net in 60 and 64 minutes.
This defeat did not change Liverpool’s position in the Group D standings with nine points collected. With the remaining two games, Liverpool must score at least three more points to secure the top 16 tickets.
Earlier, Klopp also complained to reporters about the busy schedule of the Premier League and the Champions League.
(osc / nva)