16 September, 2017
Liverpool were on the receiving end of a 5-0 hammering off Manchester City last weekend and failed to see out the lead against Sevilla in the Champions League on Tuesday. What struck me as completely atypical was that, unlike his usual habit of hugging his players after a game, he was shouting at the Sevilla bench after the final whistle.
"Even though we went ahead in the first half, it was really hard to contain their pace, especially wide".
"The coach was no problem, but I do not think I had any decision on the referee", explained the German manager, dismissing suggestions that he had any influence over the decision to send Berizzo to the stands.
Burnley have played well so far this season, while Liverpool are a good team and deserve to be favourites they do not deserve to be favoured by 2 goals.
Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah turned the games on its head with first-half goals before the Brazil forward missed a penalty which would prove costly.
Both the LaLiga side's goals came from defensive mistakes.
Jose predicted to become tropical storm
The National Hurricane Center said Jose is losing muscle, but should remain a low-end hurricane for the next two days. According to the long-range forecast, the NHC expects Jose to strengthen back to a hurricane by 8 p.m.
"In the first half when we were winning and Liverpool were on the counter, I did something not right", he admitted.
"We have young goalkeepers at the best age and all are ready to play so we have to use this situation for the good of the club and the team and they take it". The crowd need to get used to him, but this is modern football.
Mane is suspended for the game while Philippe Coutinho made a substitute appearance against Sevilla, and he could start on Saturday.