Jurgen Klopp’s comments after Liverpool’s victory against Ajax in the Champions League
After the victory, the German coach of Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp, said that there were difficulties faced by the Reds at the beginning of the season, and this despite the great victory over the Dutch team Ajax in Amsterdam with three clean goals today, Wednesday, in the first group of the Champions League competition in the first round.
With this victory, the Liverpool team officially qualified for the 16th round, after raising its balance in the Champions League to 12 points in second place, 3 points behind the leaders Napoli, and there is a match in the English Premier League with Leeds United.
Jurgen Klopp’s official qualification for the round of 16 in the Champions League
Klopp made comments reported by BT Sport after winning the match: “Our first half hour was very difficult, as the Ajax team put a lot of pressure on us, and indeed we needed to defend a lot in these moments for fear that a goal would come at any time, but this is a good match.” Away from the ground in the Champions League and you can go through these stages at any time.”
Klopp added: “We made a good start in the second half and scored two great goals, and not only that, but the game was controlled since then and we played well, which is the diamond method. The difference is that you have to adapt.”
Klopp said of Darwin Nunez, who scored the second goal: “He played a great and good game and played with a big heart today and I liked it very much.”
He concluded: “We’ve reached the knockout stages, and I don’t take it for granted. It’s really a big job. We’re exhausted, but we’re relieved.”