Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp: Easy 4 0 win vs. West Ham 'not perfect'

12 August, 2018, 22:18 | Author: Cecil Buchanan
  • Action Images via Reuters  Carl Recine

Jürgen Klopp was pleased with Liverpool's convincing start to the season, but has warned there will be much tougher tests ahead.

The Reds come into the game after a solid pre-season and manager Jurgen Klopp will be hopeful that his charges are able to translate that form into the game against Manuel Pellegrini's side at home and lead Liverpool to their 500th Premier League win.

Mark Hughes's side looked the more likely to score after the break but England global Hart, who joined Burnley last week from Manchester City, produced some fine saves.

A survey this week claimed Liverpool were last season's unluckiest team with decisions costing them 12 points but Sturridge turning home a deflected corner seconds after replacing Salah showed everything was going their way. Now it is important to be very good again and to achieve that last thing.

Alisson Becker, who signed for the Anfield Club in a record-breaking deal, without a shadow of a doubt, is set to occupy the position in front of goal for the whole season. "They are the best teams in the world and Liverpool is also one of them".

The reds matched the weekend's best Premier League win and it was no surprise that Mo Salah scored the reds' first goal of the season.

"We had to create a squad which is strong enough and wide enough to cope with the Premier League and to be as successful as possible", said Klopp on Friday.

David Wagner: Huddersfield 'tried everything' against Chelsea
The Italy worldwide barely misplaced a pass and orchestrated the visitors' approach by keeping himself open and barking out orders.


PGA Championship: Tiger Woods in contention as Brooks Koepka leads
Tiger Woods had three birdies through seven holes as he tried to get in range. Sometimes you are in your own mind and don't know where you are at".


Trump praises Kanye West after Kimmel appearance
Kimmel then insisted that he actually didn't need to answer that but the Life Of Pablo hitmaker stood firm. At one point, Kanye described a very altruistic (and somewhat naive) view of the nation.


The Reds looked comfortable in what could have been a tricky tie against Pellegrini's West Ham who never really looked like threatening the debuting Alisson in the Liverpool goal. A languid pre-season campaign coupled with four of their 10 new signings in the starting line-up only compounded matters for the Chilean.

"I have to say I've got a lot of respect for him", the midfielder told his club website.

Have they gone insane in the Premier League? Naby is in because he's a really good footballer.

"We have to try to reach the highest, that is always my expectations".

"We can not be anything different from the challenger because we didn't win anything since I am in anyway, [and] it's long time ago".

"Whether they have the capacity to catch a formidable City or not - and no matter how much opposition managers speak about Klopp having to start delivering a major trophy - it is better to be part of the conversation than on the outside listening in". To win the FA Cup he'll need to figure out what has been preventing them getting to the latter stages. I think the expectations and the demands on him will be as it should be.

They've also enjoyed feasting on West Ham's defence in recent games, winning this fixture 4-1 back in February and also sticking four past the Londoners in their last two trips south. After six weeks in I don't make the difference between a new player and another player because for me, it is exactly similar importance that Millie and Gini are ready to make the next step in their development as well.

Recommended:



Popular

Jordan recovers bodies of 3 militants after raid
The clash that began late on Saturday was among the deadliest between insurgents and Jordanian security forces in recent years. Jordanian authorities did not say Sunday what motivated the Fuheis attackers, and there was no claim of responsibility.

Arsenal vs. Manchester City live stream
The Armenian global will likely get a start today as Unai Emery will need his players to feed Aubameyang crosses in the match. He will play alongside Shkodran Mustafi and fans will want better performances than witnessed in pre-season.

Kanye explains his support of Trump but can’t answer for president’s policies
Jimmy Kimmel asked Ye if his attitudes towards women had changed drastically since having his daughter, North West . The hip-hop star has previously called Trump "my brother" and said they shared the same " dragon energy ".

Saudi king, crown prince congratulate Pakistan's Imran Khan on victory
Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Pakistan Prime Minister-designate Imran Khan on August 18.

Villarreal unveil ex-Arsenal midfielder Cazorla in freaky fashion
The 33-year-old believes that he still has some years left in the game. Villarreal unveiled Santi Cazorla at Estadio de la Ceramica stadium.

Erdogan warns Turkey's partnership with United States 'in jeopardy'
It is unclear how that would justify higher tariffs on Turkey but not other countries. This year, it lost more than 40 per cent. I am calling on those in America again.

You must score against United, Leicester boss tells Iheanacho
Asked to confirm that he is expecting no movement at all on Thursday, Mourinho added: "The information I have is no". They [Leicester] are recently champions and after that the stability of being in the first half of the table.

Paul Pogba Appointed Manchester United's Captain By Jose Mourinho
Paul Pogba is demonstrating the power he has at Manchester United to Jose Mourinho , Sam Wallace told the Sunday Supplement . He added: "We play against a team that invest more than us". "I always love the club", he said.

U.S. stocks closed mixed amid data, earnings
Shares of trade-sensitive companies also declined, including Boeing, 3M and Caterpillar, which were all down at least 1 per cent. Microchip's shares fell 10.5 percent, the biggest decliner on the S&P, after it forecast disappointing second-quarter revenue.

NASA second attempt at solar probe launch
The problem on Saturday had to do with the gaseous helium pressure alarm on the spacecraft, officials said early Saturday. The craft will be protected from the heat of the sun by a revolutionary new heat shield.