At Anfield four days prior, the Reds boss marvelled at Cesc Fabregas' cerebral passing in the 1-1 draw with Chelsea, saying: "I think nobody saw the space apart from him". "We were below the levels we have been showing". "I was 100 per cent sure it was the right decision at the time".
It's perhaps too early to call next week's match at Huddersfield a six-pointer but it's a huge game for both sides. They were very good and gave us a harsh lesson today.
And in what was a Brazilian affair for Liverpool FC on the east coast on Saturday afternoon, the Liverpool number 10's deflected goal secured three points.
Brighton will once again lineup in some variation of Chris Hughton's favoured 4-4-2 system, relying on the quality of their wide players to provide the spark they will need to pull off a shock. Brighton's goal made it a little bit more exciting but in the end we closed the game in a nice way.
"If you make mistakes and are too open, they can capitalise and Liverpool particularlycan do that at the moment".
Jurgen Klopp admits he did not enjoy Liverpool's win over Brighton
The Cameroon international lasted the full 90 minutes in the Reds' 3-0 win over Stoke City on Wednesday evening but sustained a minor injury that will prevent him from featuring against the Seagulls this weekend. "Some have had two or three", he said.
The return of head-of-press Adam Lallana, which unfortunately only happens post-Brighton, will help with the verve, vision and all-round intelligence in the middle.
The young striker then scored himself in the 73rd after running onto Wayne Rooney's through-ball.
"At the moment, Coutinho is not one of my players".
Reports in Spain on Friday suggested the Reds had contacted the La Liga club to inform them they could sign the Brazil playmaker in the winter window if they met their €145million price tag.
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El candidato a la presidencia de Chile , Sebastián Piñera , tildó hoy de "demagogo" y "populista" a su oponente, Alejandro Guillier , al que comparó con el presidente venezolano, Nicolás Maduro.