Jurgen Klopp refuses to reply query over Liverpool woes in awkward press convention

Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp refused to reply one specific journalist after his Liverpool facet suffered a 3rd successive away league defeat.

The Reds were beaten 3-0 by Wolves at Molineux, with two of the objectives coming within the opening quarter-hour. A Joel Matip personal purpose and a debut purpose from Craig Dawson put Julen Lopetegui’s workforce in management, with Ruben Neves including a 3rd within the second interval.

It was the fifth time because the World Cup that Liverpool have conceded within the opening half hour of a sport, with three of these within the Premier League, and leaves them winless within the league because the flip of the yr. They’ve now misplaced seven league video games this time period – greater than in all however certainly one of Klopp’s full seasons in cost, with almost half the marketing campaign left to play.

The journalist in query requested Klopp concerning the Reds’ gradual begin at Molineux, suggesting it has been a theme all through the season. One thing appeared to the touch a nerve with the supervisor, although, based mostly on his response.

“It’s extremely tough to speak to you if I am 100 per cent sincere,” Klopp started. “I would favor not to try this. You already know why.”

The previous Dortmund boss referenced the issues the journalist in query had written about his workforce in refusing to reply the query. He even recommended the identical query from a special member of the press can be met with a solution.

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Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool are winless within the league in 2023
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Klopp did certainly reply the query when it was posed by another person. “It’s true that we had that topic within the first a part of the season,” he mentioned.

“Not a lot any extra, however as we speak, in order for you, it was the head of our issues, as a result of in a sport like this it is completely not allowed. You’ll be able to criticise, you may choose us, you may say no matter you need and you might be most likely proper. I’ve nothing to say towards that as a result of these 12 minutes [at the start] should not allowed.

“Coming right here, with all of the issues we did in the previous couple of days and through the entire season to this point, then you definitely arrive right here and that is the result, that is actually onerous to take, I’ve to say. So I do not suppose we had different video games like this with conceding early objectives… however possibly we did not win video games so it is fairly seemingly once you lose video games that you just concede the primary one.”

Subsequent up for Liverpool is one other huge take a look at, as they welcome a resurgent Everton to Anfield seeking to prolong their three-game unbeaten streak in Merseyside derbies. The Toffees received the primary sport of the Sean Dyche period, with James Tarkowski’s purpose downing league leaders Arsenal, however have not received away from house in any competitors since October.

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