Liverpool goes back and leaves the Premier in a handkerchief

“Even the tail everything is bull”, he seemed to mumble Jürgen Klopp at the end of the game in Southamptonwhere Liverpool won 1-2 after coming back from Nathan Redmond’s opening goal. Minamino and Matip were the heroes of the night with their goalswhich leave the Reds with 89 points, just one less than the Manchester Citywith 90, in the absence of the last day of the Premier League, which will be this Sunday and it seems epic. A final sprint before the end of Paris against him Real Madridnext May 28.

The Liverpool I needed to get at least one point to continue with title options on the last day but Klopp leaned towards rotations and opted for nine changes Regarding the starting eleven of the FA Cup final: he did not summon Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Fabinho, Mané or Salah while Robertson, Keïta, Thiago and Luis Díaz remained on the St Mary’s bench.

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That’s the way it is, Alisson and Konaté were the only two players who repeated in Klopp’s schemewho gave the reins of his team to Harvey Elliot, Curtis Jones, Minamino o Roberto Firmino. They were the four novelties in the attack of the Liverpoolwhich cost him to overcome the two pressure lines of the Southampton, which formed with five defenders and four midfielders. A very defensive scheme that did not prevent the men from Hasenhütl get ahead on the scoreboard in the 13th minute.

Nathan Redmond sprinted down the middle of the Reds’ field and got past Alisson with a shot from mid-range. that left Liverpool frozen. That goal made City champion of the Premier, but then Minamino appeared to make it 1-1 with a cannon shot off the post by McCarthy, who could have done more and triggered an even more ferocious response from Liverpool, with Firmino slipping through the enemy ranks.

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The movements of the Brazilian striker pushed back the Saintswho saw the 1-2 pass closely before the break, although Liverpool postponed the comeback, and in that impasse Joe Gómez injured his ankle. Klopp He put on an incredulous face, but his team was still looking hard for a comeback and they got it in minute 67 with a non-jumping header from Matip that touched on Walker-Peters and completed Liverpool’s reply. A comeback that leaves the Premier in a handkerchief


Henderson (45′, Joe Gomez), Divock Origi (64′, Harvey Elliot), Oriol Romeu (70′, Ibrahima Diallo), Armstrong (70 ‘, Nathan Tella), Che Adams (81 ‘, Armando Broja), Near Keita (82 ‘, Roberto Firmino)


1-0, 12′: Nathan Redmond1-1, 26′: Minamino1-2, 66′: Matip


Arbitro: Martin Atkinson
Arbitro VAR: Stuart Attwell
Nathan Tella (68′, Yellow) Jack Stephens (73′, Yellow