Klopp reacts to blown lead: Liverpool hasn’t won point, “You’ve lost two”

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Jurgen Klopp‘s Reds were on cruise control for 45 minutes, probably more, but still came away with just a single point from Saturday’s home match versus Newcastle.

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Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana scored first half goals, and Liverpool looked well on its way to an easy win over the relegation-battling Magpies.

But former Reds boss Rafa Benitez watched as his Magpies struck twice in the second half to earn what could be a pivotal point in the Premier League’s race for 17th.

“What can I say? It was the intensive game I expected. We did well against a team who fight for, I don’t want to make it too big, but for their life in the Premier League.

“To be honest, I don’t believe they had another shot on goal for Newcastle. They had two shots, two goals, hmph.
“It doesn’t feel like you’ve won a point. You’ve lost two.”
The Reds’ slim hopes to encroach on the PL’s Top Five take a big hit with the draw, while Newcastle must be top-flight life is very much in play.