Hoffenheim’s Hoffenheim, Klopp asks Liverpool players to work hard again at Anfield
Liverpool successfully steal the victory plus two away goals in the first leg Champions League play-off table TSG Hoffenheim, at Wirsol Rhein-Wacker Arena, Wednesday (16/8) early morning hrs.
Jurgen Klopp’s fleet brought home a narrow 1-2 victory thanks to goals scored by Trent Alexander-Arnold and an own goal by Havard Nordtveit. Defensive opponents stole one goal thanks to Mark Uth shot. With this victory one foot Liverpool are already in the main round of the Champions League.
Jurgen Klopp thinks the win is very important and he wants his team to work hard to get back to victory in the second leg which will take place at Anfield next week.
“The result is okay. The first half is over and if you say before the game we will win, I will take the result, “Klopp told BT Sport.
“We need Anfield. The match was very tight for both clubs. I’m looking for a winning night at Anfield, “he continued.
The bespectacled coach admitted Hoffenheim played very well. Several times his team was made difficult to develop the game. Hoffenheim even made Liverpool’s space was locked.
“They have specific plans to play. We popped a little on the wing. Very dangerous in the first half. But always when we play football, we find space and are able to create tremendous opportunities, “he continued again.
Throughout the game, Liverpool recorded release of 14 experiments and eight of them on the target. Hoffenheim’s defensive only 13 shots with only four that led to the goal. (Source: Soccerway / ESPN FC)