Liverpool’s defence “not a concern” – Klopp


Jurgen Klopp is not concerned about Liverpool’s defence ahead of their Uefa Champions League clash against FC Porto tonight.

This is after the Reds received major criticism from football fans around the world after a horrendous showing against newly promoted side, Brentford.

They drew 3-3 with the Bees with their defenders conceding some silly goals at the Brentford Community Stadium last weekend.

Speaking to the media ahead of the game, Klopp insisted that the display against Brentford is “not a concern” going into the group game on Tuesday night.

“We didn’t defend at our highest level so we have to improve,” the German coach explained.

“We don’t make these things bigger than they are, but you have to show a reaction.”

Liverpool came from behind to secure a 3-2 victory against AC Milan in their Group B opener at Anfield.

Before the Brentford draw, the Merseyside club had conceded just one goal in five Premier League matches and this was against Chelsea on August 28.

“It’s not a moment to be concerned, but we have spoken about it and we know that we can’t do things like that. We have sorted that and we have to show that (tonight),” he continued.

“This is a tough group and we should not waste time,” Klopp concluded.

Thiago Alcantara and Harvey Elliott are side-lined by long-term injuries, but Klopp reported no new injury concerns and said he will be taking a full squad to the Estadio do Dragao.

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By FARPost Reporter