…. Liverpool didn’t quite hit the high notes as well as Jurgen Klopp might have liked but his band bagged three points in Brighton.
jurgen-klopp-and-firminho-1024x570Jurgen Klopp was satisfied with both the performance of his team and the result as Liverpool beat Brighton and Hove Albion by a single goal for the second time this season.


Liverpool were far from their fluent best against a Brighton side that set up to be compact and make life difficult for the visiting Reds.


The match went to the break deadlocked but Mohammed Salah would convert a penalty he won early in the second half and Liverpool hung on to claim all three points.


Speaking after the result Klopp said: “It wasn’t an opera, but still it was a nice song. I liked the maturity of the team, I like this new side of them.


“This kind of concentration level is difficult to keep; the boys did it.


“Today was not a day for a massive result. They defended like they defended because they knew one mistake from us and they’re back in the game. We won it and I’m absolutely happy about that.”
Klopp reserved special praise for Brazilian Fabinho who was deployed at centre back in the wake of Liverpool’s injury crisis.


Fabinho has played at fullback for Brazil but has been deployed as a defensive midfielder for Liverpool this term until putting in a solid display alongside Virgil van Dijk against Brighton at the Amex.


Klopp felt Fabinho did fantastically well to deal with the varied threats posed by Brighton, who were kept scoreless at home for the first time in ten months.


The German added: “He’s a brilliant player. It was not one attack after another, we had the ball most of the time.


Brighton tried to bring the long balls around Murray, like with Joe Gomez in the home game as well – but he did well in these situations as well!”
The home side might have felt a few marginals calls went against them on a frustrating day but consensus on the Salah penalty is that it definitely was a spot-kick.


Brighton manager Chris Hughton said he has no complaints about the penalty but said that on balance decisions favoured Liverpool.
Hughton said: “Mo Salah is probably the most dangerous player in those positions, one-on-one.


“I think it favoured Liverpool, in the balance of the decisions.”


Liverpool now lead the Premier League by seven points with Manchester City set to face Wolves on Monday with a chance to cut that lead back to four points.



Click to Follow DcoGlobalNews.com

DCO Global News Contacts: For information on Press Releases, News, Advertisements, Videos, Photos, Events happenings, Promotional Events and Adverts, Share your stories with us, Please Call or Send a Text to our Whatsapp number; +886963563485, +886970840314.

Or send an email to; chionikdom02@yahoo.com, emydom29@gmail.com

(Like and Follow our Facebook Page; DCO Global News)

(Follow us on Twitter; @Dcoglobalnews)

(Follow us on LinkedIn; Dco Global News)

(Follow us on Tumblr; Dcoglobalnews)

(Follow us on Google +; Dco Global News TV)

(Subscribe to our YouTube Channel; DCO Global News TV)

Subscribe to DCO Global News. Advertise with us. Send us enquiries, press releases.

DCO Global News Promotes the Values of Democracy, Human Rights, Values of Life and Freedom of Expression in a Region Where Genuine Media Freedom Remains Elusive and where many Media outlets remain Divided along Ethnic Lines.

Let’s 🚶 Walk   the 🚶  Walk 🚶   Together.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s