27 Apr Liverpool: I have not thought for a second about Barcelona, states Klopp
Liverpool face Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday, however, Jurgen Klopp is to think about his strategies for the leg.
Jurgen Klopp demonstrated he’s still yet to work out the way Liverpool will put up against Barcelona at the first leg of the Champions League semi-final.
Liverpool ran riot from Huddersfield Town on Friday since they transferred back to the peak of the Premier League, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah netting doubles at a 5-0 win after Naby Keita’s opener afterwards 15 minutes.
Barca are following up at Camp Nou, nevertheless Klopp refused to consider that tie against the Spanish giants while there were domestic games to play ahead.
“Could you imagine, I did not believe a second about Barca before at this time,” Klopp told Sky Sports. “I found them in my entire life approximately 100 occasions, but I did not believe a moment about them.
“We begin now, we’ve got five times before that match, it is sufficient to break, enough to trainenough to recuperate.
“So many teams have attempted to win and did not. It is unlikely to happen to us, but it’s possible. We’ll have a strategy for certain, but not appropriate at the present time.”
The strain is back on Manchester City in the Premier League title race, with Pep Guardiola’s side confronting Burnley on Sunday.
Any slip-up would place Liverpool at the ascendency using two fittings — from Newcastle United and Wolves — staying, yet Klopp isn’t looking too far forward.
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“I do not know whether it’s going to be either Burnley, Leicester City or Brighton or some of these,” Klopp said when asked when he believed City could drop points at the run-in.
“I do not even know what’s going to occur at Newcastle, to tell the truth. If a person should be winners they will be winners, or even then they won’t.
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“We must perform our job, win the games and see what happens. The conversation is ordinary, but it does not really disturb us91 points is just remarkable.
“It is special so much, the boys have completed what they needed to do to have a opportunity.
“It was brilliant, a excellent performance, everything we desire was there. Really pleased. A complete day, almost. We won this match at a very impressive method.”