Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Jurgen Klopp talks about Liverpool’s chance in Defending the Champions League Title

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DBasia.news –  Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, was humble when asked about his team’s chance of defending the Champions League title. According to him, many strong teams can also win it.

Liverpool won last season by beating Tottenham Hotspur. This season, the Reds will be tested by Atletico Madrid in the top 16 phase. Klopp did not know whether his team could win the title again. However, he was quite optimistic that Virgil van Dijk and colleagues could serve the game of strong European teams.

“I don’t know if we can win the Champions League again, but we must be ready to do so,” Klopp said, as reported by Goal.

“What I know and what we showed last season is we can beat the best. That doesn’t mean we will do it, it just means we can, and that is the only thing I need to know.”

“There are so many strong teams out there that you have to be prepared to fight with, so it’s about luck at certain times to win anything.”

According to Klopp there is more important things than just the quality of the squad or the experience that can bring the team to go far in the Champions League, namely the desire to win or the spirit of playing high.

“In the end, quality in the squad isn’t always the biggest difference, it’s more about who can find the right mood, show the strongest desire (to win), be decisive at the right time. And lucky. To win anything you have to be need that, “concluded Klopp.

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