Liverpool’s final week was the best of 2023. The “Reds”, immersed in the results crisis (winning seven matches) that left them in the middle of the table and exited the two cups in the new year, woke up before facing Real Madrid in the round of 16. .
“It’s too early to say we’re back, but we keep fighting like we did when we were bad and we got our second win in a row. We feel good. It’s been a long time since we were able to,” said Jurgen Klopp.After winning (0-2) at Newcastle Stadium. A win that capped a fantastic week that began with a 2-0 win over Everton in the Merseyside derby.
It’s too early to say we’re back, but we keep fighting like we did when we were bad and we got our second successive victory.
Back-to-back Premier League wins not tied since Christmas – victories over Aston Villa (1-3) and Leicester City (2-1) – That allowed them to move up to eighth place, and put them seven points behind fourth-placed Tottenham with two games less. The option to join the Champions League via the league is still there… but there is more data confirming his improvement ahead of hosting Real Madrid at Anfield.
Since October! They did not concede a goal in two consecutive days (1-0 against City and West Ham). Gakpo opened with two goals in the last two matches Salah and Darwin scored a goal against Everton and Newcastle, ending the drought that they suffered from five and six days without “hydration”. The three will occupy the attacking trident against Ancelotti’s men and bring back their best version as Fabinho, Alexander-Arnold, Henderson, Robertson… It’s not the “pond” of Paris, but better than the “Paul” of January. .
Empty the dispensary
Uruguay who was affected in right shoulder From St James’ Park, you’ll be at Anfield. Klopp will count on him and he will continue to empty his infirmary. He recently recovered Van Dijk (started at Newcastle), Jota, Firmino… to reach the last 16 of the Champions League And their legs are ready despite the fact that Thiago, Konate, Luis Diaz… are still out there.
We are facing one of the best teams in the world. It will be tough but we play at Anfield so let’s get started
And the German coach summarized: “We are facing one of the best teams in the world. It will be difficult, but we are playing at Anfield, so let’s go for it.” They regained some of their freshness, intensity and ‘suffocating football’ before hosting Real Madrid. right on time.