– Jurgen Klopp has slammed Man United defensive tactics in the draw at Anfield
– Liverpool were unable to break United’s defence as the match failed to produce a goal
– The English champions have now dropped to third as the Red Devils remain on top spot
Jurgen Klopp has lashed out at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’stactics in Liverpool’s draw against Man United at Anfield.
The German gaffer claims the defensive style adopted by his Norwegian counterpart is the worst team you can face in football.
The Reds could not break United’s stubborn resistance as they dropped to third on the Premier League table.
David de Gea nearly had a filled day as the English champions could not get into shooting positions in the entire match.
Luke Shaw and Victor Lindelof were standout performers in Solskjaer’s 4-2-3-1 formation which left Klopp frustrated.
Klopp told BBC Sport quoted for Mirror.
“We played football, tried to do it, force them back into their own box,”
“The worst thing you can face in the world, in football is you play against a side with world-class players and they all defend with all they have, deep in the box and only counter-attack.
“It’s really difficult – that’s the biggest challenge”
Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba were denied by Alisson Becker late in the game as both sides shared spoils.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Jordan Henderson who is the captain of Premier League giants Liverpool has expressed his disappointment over referee Paul Tierney’s decision to end first half of the Reds’ tie against Manchester United five seconds early.
Jurgen Klopp and his wards had the chance to climb to the summit of the Premier League table of they had beaten Manchester United, but Ole Solskjaer and his wards were impressive and got a point.
Before the center referee blew the whistle for the end of the first half, Senegalese striker Sadio Mane was set up nicely and was up against De Gea to beat in what was a great chance.
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