Jurgen Klopp wants forwards to keep going for goal

Roberto Firmino

Firmino Offers Update After Liverpool Star Is Taken To Hospital Following Spurs Win

Tottenham managed only three shots on target to Liverpool's 10, including Erik Lamela's angled strike in stoppage time.

"For me the performance was better than the result".

"How do you prepare a game when you don't focus on it?"

A win for Liverpool would make it only the third time in the club's history they've won their opening five games in England's top division. We had 85 brilliant minutes, although unfortunately we didn't finish the game off.

'Jordan Henderson, the captain of the football club being left out, how many times do you get to play at Wembley?

"It was a very good performance, maybe our best against Tottenham".

That is not the reason we lost and we can not use it as an excuse and hide behind it, in the way other teams did last season! Now we won a few games, that's good, but it doesn't change anything for us.

The only cloud hanging over an otherwise successful afternoon in London was an eye injury sustained by Firmino during a 75th-minute clash with Jan Vertonghen that saw Spurs awarded a free-kick.

Firmino Offers Update After Liverpool Star Is Taken To Hospital Following Spurs Win
Jurgen Klopp focused on tough roads ahead

"I didn't see it back, I didn't see anything back from the game. I had a feeling it was in straight away but then the referee gave it".

"Gary should come over and tell me how that exactly works", Klopp told a press conference. "But it is something with his eye and, at the moment, it is not comfortable for him".

Firmino was suddenly deemed a doubt for Liverpool's Champions League group opener after being forced out of Saturday's victory over Spurs with an eye injury.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is adamant that Sadio Mane's last-minute challenge on Son Heung-min was a penalty but I don't blame referee Michael Oliver for not awarding it.

"We hit the post with Lucas Moura - that should have changed the game but then we conceded the second goal and it was hard".

"We're friends, we talk a lot", he said. So now we have to prove that and do it again and again and again, and see if we can do so.

You know only too well yourselves how you need a proper goalkeeper - it's already three set-piece goals conceded in two games without Lloris. They are really big sometimes, so it's really hard but we did it.

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