Jurgen Klopp pointed to Liverpool’s traumatic time table during the last one year as a explanation why for his aspect’s struggles this season.
Liverpool performed 63 video games within the 2021-22 season as they made deep runs within the Champions League, EFL Cup and the FA Cup, and feature since struggled with numerous accidents.
Recently sitting 7th at the Premier League desk with 8 wins from 17 fixtures, the Reds are seven issues adrift of the top-four, and are at risk of lacking out on Champions League qualification for the primary time since completing 8th within the 2015-16 season.
Talking to the media on Friday, Klopp stated a large number of Liverpool’s issues can also be attributed to “unhealthy success”.
“May anyone understand how the final season of 63 video games may just affect this season?” he stated. “I don’t assume anyone may just know. It should have – we will say that now.
“We had vacation, now not an excessive amount of, there have been video games right here and the men all regarded high-quality. Then it began with Diogo [Jota] getting back from world responsibility and getting injured after which bam, bam, bam.
“Luis [Diaz] two times, Darwin [Nunez] suspended and now injured. Previous within the season midfielders weren’t to be had so we introduced in Arthur [Melo] who then were given injured. There may be a large number of unhealthy success.”
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He added: “We have been in a super-positive temper, we will have received the whole thing after which unexpectedly we don’t win the whole thing. Simply because we’re Liverpool doesn’t imply we don’t seem to be allowed to have issues.
“If you find yourself Liverpool and the space to the Champions League will get larger then it appears like you’re backside of the desk – however thank God we don’t seem to be. There are a large number of video games to come back and avid gamers to come back again.”
Liverpool will glance to start out their march again up the desk on Saturday clear of house in opposition to Brighton and Hove Albion.