Sat 27 August 2022 | 17:43

Klopp: Liverpool did not intend to humiliate Bournemouth

Liverpool equals the biggest victory in Premier League history as they thrash Bournemouth with nine goals at Anfield.

Liverpool

earned their first win in the

Premier League

with a record-equalling 9-0 victory against Bournemouth. Jurgen Klopp after the game insisted his team did not intend to humiliate

Bournemouth

.

"We wanted to show a reaction. Be ourselves. Getting to be the best version of ourselves. We play a specific way,"

Klopp said in quotes reported by BBC Sport.

"We scored wonderful goals. The game settled and we kept scoring. It was about keeping going. Not to humiliate Bournemouth, we couldn't respect them more. It's about putting the opponent under pressure.

"I could bring on the kids, they deserve it so much. Harvey is a special player, a wonderful goal. Everything was perfect pretty much."

Liverpool will face Newcastle on Wednesday and Klopp expects a much tighter test.

"Wednesday [against Newcastle] will be different,"

Klopp added.

"Today the mix of great weather and fantastic football, we don't have that often at Liverpool so we should cherish it.

"At least we don't have to answer the question anymore [about not winning]. A really good day for us. We won't get carried away.

"If we want to be successful in this league, we have to show consistency. That's what we have to do now. That used to be our strength. We'll watch Newcastle tomorrow [Sunday, against Wolves] and see what we can do against them."


source: SportMob

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