UCL: We Will Work Like Hell In The Return Leg – Klopp
Liverpool might have secured a vital 3-0 victory over Manchester City in the quarter final first leg tie of the UEFA Champions League, but manager Jurgen Klopp knows it’s not yet over.
The return leg is billed for Tuesday at City’s Etihad stadium and the Pep Guardiola side are ready to fight.
While Guardiola has simply said “we have 90 minutes. We are going to try,” Klopp knew it’s going to be a tough game as he described City as the best team in the world.
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“It was really, really good. We beat the best team in the world. I don't think about things like whether this is my best performance here. I have never been part of the best team in the world but I always knew it is possible to beat them. It is rare because they are so good.
“If I answer your questions the way you want me to, Pep only has to put the newspapers in the dressing room and say "Look what Klopp said!" We have to work like hell. We are not in the next round. Why should I celebrate it?
“It was really good. They were two different halves, In the first we were very active, perfect in the spaces, lively closing the gaps. We used that really well, scored three fantastic goals. But we know we still have to improve.”
Klopp is hoping his best striker, Mohamed Salah is fit for the return leg after the Egypt international complained of pain and was substituted in the 53rd minute.
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