Liverpool news: Jurgen Klipp explains Southampton’s decision.


Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool manager, has revealed why he made several changes to his starting lineup for Tuesday’s win over Southampton 2-1. Mohamed Salah was not included.

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Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool manager says he made nine adjustments to his line up against Southampton as he needed to field players ready for the challenge. “proper fight”.

The Reds ensured the Premier League title race will go to the final day of the season by coming from behind to beat Southampton 2-1 at St Mary’s. Klopp’s team scored three points with goals from Joel Matip and Takumi Minamino after Nathan Redmond had scored an excellent solo goal.

Klopp’s start XI proved to be justified, as the Reds battled back into the match to remain just one point behind Manchester City. It comes as Mohamed Salah was spotted enjoying some lunch in Chesire after missing out on the trip to Southamptonaltogether.

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Southampton Talk Points

Liverpool won 2-1 over Southampton to maintain their faint hopes of a quadruple on Tuesday night.

Nathan Redmond’s fine 13th-minute effort came after he received the ball from Nathan Tella and ran almost half the length of the pitch before cutting in from the left and delightfully curling home from the edge of the area via a slight deflection off James Milner. Takumi minamino won the 27th-minute equaliser. He beat Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy at the near post with an impressive, rising drive into to the roof of the net.

Joel Matip was the victor in the second half. He held off Kyle Walker–Peters to send an impressive looping header beyond McCarthy and into a right corner in front delirious traveling fans. The game was full of interesting points, such as Klopp’s big gamble or Minamino returning to Saints.

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Klopp desired a “proper fight”

Jurgen Klopp loaded his Liverpool starting XI full of players, ready to go “100 per cent desire”Who were you? “ready for a proper fight”He has stated that.

Reds boss Klopp drafted nine changes from his side that had been through 120 minutes plus penalties in Saturday’s FA Cup final victory over Chelsea. Klopp explained his decision by removing Sadio Mene, Luis Diaz, and Mohamed Salah completely from Saturday’s FA Cup final win over Chelsea.

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Salah misses out

Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah missed out altogether for the Premir League encounter with Southampton – with the Egyptian not even travelling with the rest of the squad down to the south coast.

Reds forward Salah was seen enjoying lunch in Wilmslow, where he had lunch at Juniper Restaurant before kick-off. Salah, who was injured in the FA Cup final against Chelsea, missed the match but may be able to return this weekend. The Reds are hoping Manchester City can slip up to win the Premier League title.

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