Liverpool vs Porto : The strain is off for Liverpool this evening as they have FC Porto in the Champions League, yet its still all to play, all things considered. The Reds won every one of their initial four gathering stage games to seal best position and capability to the last 16, while the Portuguese side demonstration second with two games to play – only one point in front of Atletico Madrid.
While a few allies might maybe want to see the Reds turn to a degree and safeguard the best option stars who will have a definitely bustling run over the December apparatuses, Jurgen Klopps chances of doing that are hampered by continuous wounds, particularly in midfield. They come into this match ready for business and looking sharp after a pounding prevail upon Arsenal at the end of the week, with the Reds having lost only one game in all contests this term.
Porto are very little more terrible than that, indeed, with only two losses for themselves in 2021/22 – yet one of those came against the Reds two months prior, when the pike of Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane each tracked down the net in a 5-1 whipping.
Liverpool vs Porto highlights :
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, speaking to BT Sport
“We could have been better. We could have been more calm in goal-scoring situations but we were a bit hectic. That’s ok, but you could see from the boys the desire to win the game. We were not here for an easy game. Anfield was sold out and that means we want to go.
“We won the game with two exceptional goals, especially Thiago’s – wow! All good.
“So many good things happened tonight. The team performance and individually. Some players could get minutes, rhythm, confidence. Nobody got hurt. We could bring the right players on. Milner got 15 minutes, Henderson got on, Robertson played minutes. The right players could get rested. For Trent and Virgil, it was important that they do not play constantly.
[On Tyler Morton’s full debut] “If you are in our squad you are a good football player. I would not throw a player in the game if they are not ready. Neco [Williams] we already know. With Tyler the world might have been surprised. Tyler did exceptionally well. I’m pleased for him that he could put a performance like that in at Anfield.”
Liverpool vs Porto
Jurgen Klopp, meanwhile, has improved his record over Porto while Liverpool manager to P6, W5, D1.
The aggregate score in those six games now reads 18-2 to the Reds…