Liverpool fell to Hull City 1-0 Tuesday, and the mood of manager Brendan Rodgers reflected that of the general feel throughout the game. The Reds held much of the possession, 69% in fact, but had little to offer in front of net.
“We had enough of the ball, but never really looked like scoring to be honest,” Rodgers conceded. “We had some good moments of play, some good buildup, but never really threatened inside the 18-yard box.”
“Overall we’re frustrated.”
Liverpool now sits seven points back of fourth place with four games to go, despite Manchester United losing two in a row directly above them. The gap between the Reds and Champions League play going to be extremely difficult if not impossible to recover, and Rodgers is well aware. When asked how difficult it would be, he was in a defeated mood.
“I keep getting asked that every single game,” Rodgers said, “and I think you’re asking that because you probably know it’s going to be difficult. First we can’t even think of it like that, we just have to focus on our next game.”