"People already questioned us even before the season, even now they said this game was already the title". Now we played today, they didn't change a lot - if they changed something - so that's not easy.
Liverpool are likely to make several changes to the side that started Thursday's defeat by Manchester City. Lallana and Henderson were in our plans.
"Top-quality opposition continue to get joy out of targeting Lovren, as he as a tendency to lose concentration and this is why I believe Van Dijk needs an A-list defensive partner". We had to change it. But for players when I am not in doubt they don't know it and think they have to do something differently, that was in the past when we didn't know each other good enough maybe a bit more hard.
"We need to stay calm, keep our focus game by game and do not look back". The intensity of the last few games, it's not possible to start with these up front.
After all, it was 242 days since Liverpool last lost a Premier League game in a 1-0 defeat at Chelsea in May.
He was quick to defend his team selection as his thin on the ground squad left him with little option but to select the players he picked.
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They were built more on physicality on both sides of the ball, and Brown's Troy teams ran the ball more often than they passed. Like Holgorsen, Brown comes from Air Raid roots in his coaching tree, but his teams at Troy were not of the Air Raid variety.
"It is the toughest situation I have to handle", Guardiola said at the time. We competed and we were there like a real team.
Hoever turns 17 in two weeks' time and early birthday presents don't come much better than making your Liverpool debut, so he'll be hoping Klopp gives him some minute against Wolves.
"But could he be a bit more confident in the games? Yes".
That makes it very hard to know what they are going to do next. Do I think they could have delivered more today? It's about rhythm, there was none. "For us it was a real final and we played like it was a final". It's not my job to say "that was not good enough".
"Sometimes playing every three days in December it is nearly impossible in that rhythm but against Liverpool the stadium was sold out, the people were closer to us than I have ever seen before. It was clear Wolves would not change a lot".