Liverpool 1-2 Leeds: Jurgen Klopp says his facet wish to to find consistency in top-four battle


The defeat method Liverpool are 13 issues off the highest of the desk

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool wish to to find consistency to steer clear of lacking out on a top-four end within the Premier League after his facet suffered a dangerous defeat by means of suffering Leeds at Anfield.

Crysencio Summerville scored a dramatic overdue winner as Leeds gained to transport out of the relegation zone.

The defeat leaves Liverpool 8 issues adrift of Newcastle in fourth, albeit with a recreation in hand.

The Reds beat Premier League leaders Manchester Town on 16 October however have since misplaced to bottom-of-the desk Nottingham Wooded area and now Leeds.

“You’ll be able to’t qualify for the Champions League if you happen to play as erratically as we do these days,” Klopp mentioned.

“We need to repair that.”

Liverpool had been hoping to construct on their dominant 3-0 win at Ajax within the Champions League in midweek however they made the worst imaginable get started in opposition to a Leeds facet who began the day within the backside 3 when a deficient again go by means of Joe Gomez was once pounced on by means of Rodrigo, who poked into an empty internet.

Liverpool replied neatly and equalised quickly after when Mohamed Salah volleyed in from Andy Robertson’s move.

However Leeds, belying their lowly place within the desk, confirmed nice starvation in line with that equaliser and hit the woodwork thru Brenden Aaronson.

Illan Meslier made nice saves to disclaim Darwin Nunez one-on-one in the second one part, prior to the Leeds goalkeeper additionally saved out a Roberto Firmino header.

And, within the ultimate minute of ordinary time, Summerville picked up the ball from Patrick Bamford prior to firing throughout Alisson to ship the away make stronger wild.

The defeat – Liverpool’s 2d in a row within the Premier League – method they’re 9th whilst Leeds transfer as much as fifteenth, 4 issues in the back of the Reds.

Crysencio Summerville has scored in successive games for Leeds
Crysencio Summerville has scored in successive video games for Leeds

“Such a lot of issues are not like us on this second,” Klopp added.

“I’m sorry it’s like this, however that’s the scenario. I’m really not positive how deep you’ll dig, however we will be able to. It’s love it is and we will be able to paintings on answers.

“We now have to take a look at this recreation first, attempt to know it a little extra and cross from there.”

Liverpool pay the fee for every other slow show

That is temporarily changing into a season to fail to remember for Liverpool within the Premier League as as soon as once more a sluggish begin to the sport proved expensive.

The Reds have conceded the primary purpose in 8 in their 12 Premier League video games up to now and whilst on occasion they’ve been in a position to battle again and recuperate the location, too frequently it’s leaving them having an excessive amount of to do to get again and safe victory.

The early purpose on this recreation was once wholly avoidable as Gomez, out at the flank, performed a dangerous go again to Alisson however offered his goalkeeper quick, permitting Rodrigo to nip in and ranking.

Despite the fact that they controlled to battle again and stage, they had been infrequently in a position to check the need their fighters confirmed, with passes within the ultimate 1/3 frequently going off course.

Hopes of combating for the name were changed by means of aiming to complete within the peak 4 however even this is taking a look a tricky process until Liverpool have the opportunity to give a boost to their deficient begins in maximum video games.

Well-known win will also be Leeds catalyst

There has no longer been a really perfect deal for Leeds enthusiasts to experience about this season up to now, with even boss Jesse Marsch admitting lately that he’s in poor health of shedding.

The American’s remark got here as he was once explaining how he felt his facet weren’t getting the rewards their performances have deserved, and this was once undoubtedly a show that are meant to go away Leeds supporters feeling massively inspired that this will but be a a hit season.

They had been filled with power and battle and Liverpool can don’t have any lawsuits with this consequence as their fighters merely sought after it extra.

This victory – only a 1/3 in 12 league fits performed and their first since August – is a well timed spice up for Leeds, with tricky fixtures in opposition to third-placed Tottenham and league leaders Manchester Town coming of their subsequent 3 video games.

Participant of the fit

MeslierIllan Meslier

Leeds United

  1. Squad quantity1Participant titleMeslier

  2. Squad quantity10Participant titleSummerville

  3. Squad quantity29Participant titleGnonto

  4. Squad quantity7Participant titleAaronson

  5. Squad quantity12Participant titleAdams

  6. Squad quantity5Participant titleKoch

  7. Squad quantity25Participant titleKristensen

  8. Squad quantity19Participant titleRodrigo

  9. Squad quantity21Participant titleStruijk

  10. Squad quantity8Participant titleRoca

  11. Squad quantity11Participant titleHarrison

  12. Squad quantity2Participant titleAyling

  13. Squad quantity6Participant titleCooper

  14. Squad quantity9Participant titleBamford



Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 1Alisson
  • 66Alexander-ArnoldSubstituted forMilnerat 79′mins
  • 2Gomez
  • 4van Dijk
  • 26Robertson
  • 3FabinhoSubstituted forHendersonat 61′mins
  • 19ElliottSubstituted forJonesat 60′mins
  • 6Thiago Alcántara
  • 9Firmino
  • 27Núñez
  • 11Salah


  • 5Konaté
  • 7Milner
  • 14Henderson
  • 15Oxlade-Chamberlain
  • 17Jones
  • 21Tsimikas
  • 28Carvalho
  • 47Phillips
  • 62Kelleher


Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Meslier
  • 25Kristensen
  • 5Koch
  • 6Cooper
  • 21Struijk
  • 12Adams
  • 8Roca
  • 11HarrisonSubstituted forGnontoat 72′mins
  • 7Aaronson
  • 10SummervilleBooked at 90minsSubstituted forAylingat 90+1′mins
  • 19RodrigoSubstituted forBamfordat 52′mins


  • 2Ayling
  • 3Firpo
  • 9Bamford
  • 14Llorente
  • 22Robles
  • 29Gnonto
  • 30Gelhardt
  • 42Greenwood
  • 43Klich

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