Liverpool is much more appreciated than the host Brighton & Hove Albion during the trip as a guest of the defending champions to The Amex in the 10th round of the Premier League.
In fact, “Merseyside Red Brigade” led “Gulls” thanks to rookie Diogo Jota’s goal in the 60th minute. But they dropped the victory because they let the opponent equalize 1-1 in compensatory minutes. hours at the end of the game after a successful penalty by Pascal Gross.
Notably, in the last match, Liverpool had 3 times received frustration from the decisions of referee Stuart Attwell after the intervention from the VAR team.
That was 2 times Mohamed Salah (34 minutes) and Sadio Mane (84 minutes) were denied the goal for offside and the situation “The Kop” was blown out of the second penalty in the match after the Andrew Robertson situation was determined. kick Danny Welbeck’s foot (90 + 2 minutes) in an effort to clear the ball.
In Liverpool’s match against Brighton, James Milner suffered a hamstring injury and had to leave the field in the 74th minute to make room for young talent Curtis Jones. The veteran English midfielder joined the list of long injuries of “The Kop”, along with a series of other “sick soldiers” of them such as Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Naby Keita, Xherdan Shaqiri, Thiago Alcantara and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Notably, Mohamed Salah showed dissatisfaction when coach Jurgen Klopp pulled out of the field in the 64th minute, even 4 minutes earlier, the Egyptian striker helped Diogo Jota open the score for Liverpool against Brighton .
As soon as it was changed, the camera captured Salah surprised and then expressed a displeased expression. While out on the pitch, Salah ignored coach Klopp and went straight to the stands of The Amex with the rest of Liverpool’s reserve players. The attitude of the striker with the number 11 shirt seems quite arrogant.
Explaining his decision to replace Salah with Sadio Mane in the 64th minute, Klopp said: “One day, if Mo Salah smiles when he leaves the field, I know something is wrong. The problem is he just got Covid. -19, off 10-12 days, just training again, playing 60 minutes in the previous game and playing again 3 days later. We need to be careful, he doesn’t like me knowing that”.
Klopp was also very angry with the Premier League’s schedule. “Milner has a hamstring injury. Congratulations. You guys go ask Chris Wilder about it,” said the German strategist at Liverpool.
“I don’t know how often I have to say that, but it’s difficult to play at 12:30. There are still a lot of Wednesdays and Saturdays from now on. These are difficult times. “I am just talking about the dangerous nature of this scheduling. You just kicked on Wednesday and Saturday afternoon to play is unreasonable and dangerous for the player,” Klopp complained.
Before that, Klopp and coach Chris Wilder (Sheffield United) had fierce disputes about the number of people in the Premier League. Klopp asked to increase the number of people to change to 5 players instead of 3, but Wilder protested, even calling Klopp selfish.