Browsing: Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool put in their worst performance since the arrival of Jurgen Klopp in their 2-0 defeat to Newcastle United in their last Premier League match

There was very little to separate the two sides at St James’ Park for large parts, until Wijnaldum saw his effort turned home by Martin Skrtel a little over 20 minutes from time

The visitors started the game brightly, and took the lead after just seven minutes when Philippe Coutinho won the ball off Bacary Sagna before releasing Roberto Firmino, who fired a low cross into the box which was touched into the net by City defender Eliaquim Mangala

The Reds appear to have turned a corner under Jurgen Klopp, drawing three and winning three, but the eccentric German still has plenty of work to do to turn his side into real top-four challengers

A game of this magnitude gains headlines every season, but this particular clash between these two top-class managers has the potential to have a detrimental affect on Mourinho’s future at Chelsea

Both sides have been in similar form at the start of the 2015-16 campaign, with 13 points from their opening nine fixtures

After a fiery opening in North London, Liverpool almost found themselves in front when Divock Origi got on the end of Emre Can’s flick-on, before seeing his effort come back off the crossbar