‘We gave all five goals away’: Klopp furious with defending in Real Madrid rout
- Manager admits players lost momentum after quick start
- ‘We have to go there and take some risks’
Jürgen Klopp admitted Liverpool’s interest in this season’s Champions League was effectively over after their error-strewn display was punished by ruthless Real Madrid. “We gave all five goals away, all five,” said an incredulous Klopp after Liverpool conceded five goals in a European game at Anfield for the first time in their history.
Liverpool also became the first team in Champions League history to lead 2-0 and lose by a three-goal margin as they succumbed to a sixth defeat in the last seven matches against the Spanish giants. Klopp’s team need to produce another stunning European comeback in the last 16 second leg to preserve their final chance of silverware this season. But a dejected Liverpool manager was in no mood for defiance after a comprehensive first leg defeat, and admitted a recovery looks beyond his team.
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