Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp remains sober under the large lead that his team has the competition in the Premier League. The ‘Reds’ were Wednesday with 4-0 too strong for Newcastle United and have six points more than number two Tottenham Hotspur.
“Our advantage means nothing”, said Klopp after the match. “We play in our next two matches against Arsenal and Manchester City, so it is good that we have six or seven points more than the competition.”
Manchester City suffered on a visit to Leicester City (2-1) his second defeat in a row in the Premier League and got the second place lost to the Spurs with 5-0 uithaalden against Bournemouth. City are now seven points behind Liverpool.
Klopp is very proud of his achievements with Liverpool, that in nineteen matches played undefeated remained. The German posted in the first half of the season sixteen victories with his team and played three times the same.
“We are the first Liverpool team in the Premier League in his first nineteen games unbeaten has remained,” says the 51-year-old coach. “That is a little bit of history and a beautiful step.”
“It is still very difficult’
Klopp stressed that Liverpool – that’s only seven tegentreffers got – still not there. “We’re clearly in a good situation, but there are still nineteen games to go. We play against City, against Arsenal, against Tottenham. We get all the teams one more time.”
Liverpool will receive next Saturday the Arsenal. Five days later at the Etihad Stadium, the cracker against Manchester City on the program.
“It is still very difficult”, realized Klopp. “There are still many matches and we are aware of. We just have our matches keep winning, stay focused, and in our tunnel vision to continue. That is very important and then we’ll see where our leads.”
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