Klopp: We were unlucky against Tottenham and we are not disappointed
German coach Jurgen Klopp confirmed that his team was not lucky to draw with Tottenham, noting at the same time that his team did not disappoint with the draw.
The positive tie 1-1 settled the events of the Liverpool team match against Tottenham, during the match that brought the two teams together this evening, Saturday, at “Anfield”, in the 36th round of the English Premier League this season.
“I am very happy with the team’s performance and proud of the mentality we showed against a good opponent,” Klopp said in his comments after the match.
He added, “Sometimes we were unlucky and were not decisive at others. We could have been better, but other than that it was a very difficult match. After Tottenham’s goal we faced a big challenge.”
He continued, “This is not the result we wanted but I am very happy with our performance, yes, the players are not happy now but for you, these things can happen, and Tottenham have been able to implement their plan. However they are still in the fifth place.”
And in conclusion: “We must continue to progress and there are still matches. I am not disappointed as some think, there are still matches and we will go to them.”
The Egyptian star, Mohamed Salah, witnessed his 250th appearance with his team, Liverpool, in various competitions since his first appearance with the Reds, and he played the full match today.
As a result, Tottenham halted Liverpool’s winning streak in light of the fierce competition with Manchester City for the English Premier League title.
Liverpool leads the table with 83 points, equivalent to Manchester City, who faces Newcastle tomorrow, while Tottenham is currently fifth in the table with 62 points.