Jurgen Klopp didn’t rule out the potential of beginning Diogo Jota alongside his regular entrance three in opposition to Actual Madrid on Tuesday.
Liverpool and Actual Madrid will meet within the quarter-finals of the 2020-21 Champions League on the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium.
In a pre-match presser, Klopp was requested if he would begin the “Fab 4” in opposition to Actual Madrid. To which, the Liverpool boss responded, “There might be a second once we give it a attempt. Is it tomorrow? We’ll see. You’ll have to wait! Did Zinedine [Zidane] say something about lineups? We’ll see. Nevertheless it appeared good at Arsenal. Appeared good at Man Metropolis too.”
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Throughout Liverpool’s 3-0 victory over Arsenal within the Premier League not too long ago, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane, and Jota have been all on the sphere on the identical time. Klopp introduced on Jota to substitute Andy Robertson after a goalless first half. Inside three minutes of his arrival, the younger Portuguese scored the sport’s first aim.
Salah doubled Liverpool’s lead 4 minutes later, earlier than Jota secured the win for the guests at Emirates within the 82nd minute. In November, Jota, Mane, and Firmino began Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Manchester Metropolis. On the monitor, the 4 of them made a strong impression on the German boss.
Jota, who joined Liverpool from Wolves final summer season, has confirmed to be a great purchase for the Reds. Jota is one in every of three Liverpool gamers to have scored 10 or extra targets within the present season, with 12 targets in 22 aggressive video games.
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Mane has additionally scored 12 targets, whereas Salah tops the Liverpool assault with 26 targets. The Egyptian King (18) can be the second-highest goalscorer within the 2020-21 Premier League, trailing solely Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane by one aim.
Liverpool has received three video games in a row, together with a Champions League victory over RB Leipzig and league victories over Wolves and Arsenal.