Jurgen Klopp knows his men were dominant.
Liverpool out-worked and out-classed its way to a 2-0 win over rivals Manchester United on Sunday at Anfield.
It could’ve truly been a 5-0 or 6-1 game, but poor finishing kept it in the balance. That hardly changes the controlling show put on by Klopp’s Reds.
“On a normal day we would have scored three times in the first half and in the second half until 65 minutes we should have been more clear,” Klopp said, via the BBC.
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The performance had Anfield fully electrified, supporters ready to vocalize their expectations.
As Liverpool fans sang “We’re gonna win the league,” Klopp was careful to explain his position,.
“They can sing that, they have sung that a couple of times in the past I think. l have no problem with that. Everyone should celebrate the situation, apart from us. Nothing has changed, we have the same situation plus three points. I will tell you immediately the moment if it feels different, at the moment it doesn’t.”
That’s his job, and his guard shouldn’t go down yet. But the fact of the matter is that it would take top-to-bottom calamity for the Reds to blow this.
Here’s a situation when it may make sense to admit that a title is going to happen: When the Reds face a key Champions League match and choose to prioritize a European lineup. Even, then it won’t happen out of respect for the players he does put in the XI.
In other words: He’ll tell us just before the guard of honor.Follow @NicholasMendola