Surprisingly, Liverpool were humiliated by Burnley in the Premier League continued earlier in the morning WIB. The defeat made coach Jurgen Klopp disappointed, he also asked his players to temporarily forget the Premier League title.
The duel, titled Week 18 of the Premier League, took place on Friday morning WIB (21/01). The match which took place at Anfield ended with a 0-1 victory for the visitors.
Burnley’s only goal was scored by Ashley Barnes exactly 7 minutes before normal time ended. At that time, Ashley Barnes was brought down by Alisson Becker in the forbidden box, the referee pointed to the penalty spot and the 31-year-old striker successfully carried out his duties properly.
This defeat is clearly disappointing for hosts Liverpool, the situation looks much more complicated, given the fact that the Reds have never won in their last five matches in the Premier League.
This series of bad results has made Liverpool stuck in 4th place in the Premier League standings. With only 34 points, Jurgen Klopp’s men are now six points behind the leaders, Manchester United.
Speaking after the match, coach Jurgen Klopp looked very disappointed, he also asked his players to forget about the Premier League title first.
“We cannot imagine the title at this moment,” said Jurgen Klopp as quoted by BBC Sports.
Furthermore, the German man admitted that Liverpool’s current situation is difficult to explain, just like when his team lost 0-7 to Aston Villa earlier this season.
“These players are not the type of people who after losing 7-0 thought we would have it again, they worked hard tonight and it didn’t happen. But something didn’t work,” added Klopp.
However, Klopp is aware that all parties are partly responsible for this result, but the most important thing is to look to the next match to increase the chances of winning.
“This is not about blaming each other, we have to sort it out together, and we will do it,”
“In football you don’t have much time. We tried a lot, in some moments it was good, and the home was not. That’s the problem you have to solve. We created opportunities,” he said.