Posted by admin on January 18, 2021
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp said Manchester United’s defensive style was the “worst thing you can face in football” after the 0-0 draw at Anfield.
Liverpool could not break their stubborn visitors during a hard-fought 90 minutes on Merseyside.
The Reds had the lion’s share of opportunities in the first halftime but struggled to test David de Gea when they got into shooting positions.
United held firm in its 4-2-3-1 setup and the likes of Luke Shaw and Victor Lindelof were standout performers on Sunday afternoon.
Klopp was left frustrated after the full-time whistle as he highlighted how the Red Devils crammed their “world-class players” behind the ball.
“We played football, tried to do it, force them back into their own box,” the Liverpool boss told BBC Sport .
“The worst thing you can face in the world, in football is you play against a side with world-class players and they all defend with all they have, deep in the box and only counter-attack.
“It’s really difficult – that’s the biggest challenge
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