Klopp: We celebrated the goals of Mohamed Salah and Mane
Klopp: We celebrated the goals of Mohamed Salah and Mane.. I hope to crown them with the African title
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp expressed his happiness at the Reds’ 3-0 victory over Brentford, in the confrontation that took place between them today, Sunday, at “Anfield”, in the 22nd round of the English Premier League competition “Premier League”. .
Klopp said in his statements after the match, “I am very happy with this victory and we dealt well with the match and Brentford, and without Chamberlain’s injuries I would have been happier, it was difficult and uncomfortable to play against Brentford, we had to avoid set pieces against them and all of these things we did well.”
Klopp added, “In the first half, we played well, but we did not take advantage of opportunities. In the second half, they advanced, but we managed to deal with them. We scored two more goals and I am very happy. It is a beautiful evening.”
Klopp spoke about Liverpool’s lack of the duo, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, for their participation in the African Nations, saying, “It is very natural, we knew that this would happen when they left, and today’s result would contribute to calming those discussions somewhat.”
And the Liverpool coach continued, “We wish all the best to our players in Africa. We celebrated the scoring of Mohamed Salah last night and Sadio on another day. We hope that each of them will win the championship, which is unfortunately impossible.”
Regarding Chamberlain’s injury during the match, Klopp explained, “I hope that Chamberlain’s injury will not be severe because he played a very special match, but I do not know its severity.”
Liverpool is second in the Premier League table with 45 points, while Brentford is 14th with 23 points.
And the trio, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Naby Kitat, were absent from the team for their participation with the teams of Egypt, Senegal and Guinea in the 2021 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
And the “Opta” network, which specializes in numbers and statistics, stated that the Brentford match today will be the first Liverpool-Liverpool under the leadership of German Juergen Klopp without Mane and Salah since the Egyptian pharaoh joined the Reds in 2017, in the English Premier League.
The network revealed that Salah and Mane scored 48% of Liverpool’s goals in the Premier League during that period, since the start of the 2017/2018 season, where they played 378 games and scored 180 goals.