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"People expected us to slip again but we didn't!" thrilled Klopp said

Wed 17 February 2021 | 23:55

Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp answered those who thought Liverpool would "slip again", as The Reds had a vital Champions League 2-0 win against RB Leipzig in Budapest.

Klopp

's players, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane scored the goals.

Before this victory, which helped

Liverpool

 

a lot, they had consecutive Premier League defeats to Brighton, Manchester City, and Leicester.

"It was the game we wanted, the game we needed,"

he announced at BT Sport. 

"Leipzig can be a real monster, they overrun teams, they are really physical and tonight we controlled them in an exceptional way. We played a really good game and we got the result we deserved.

"We defended really well and had good recovery. It was a tough game with only two days since the last one. It's only the first leg, we know that but a lot of people were waiting for us to slip again.

"For two years we were really good and this year we have problems, that's fine. A lot of people expected us to slip again but the boys didn't."

After three back-to-back losses, Liverpool are now standing sixth in the Premier League table, having won just two of their eight league matches in 2021.

The Reds shone against a team also known for their relentless strikes.

Liverpool

 

used all RB Leipzig's mistakes.

Salah's goal was the result of a poor Marcel Sabitzer back pass and Mane netted after Nordi Mukiele missed a clearance.

The Reds will play against RB Leipzig again at Anfield on March 10.

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