Klopp left wanting more after beating Manchester United but hails sensational Liverpool

Chris Smalling in action for Roma

Perhaps Bruno Fernandes will make a difference to Manchester United but for now, Solskjaer has to work with what he's got and what he's got is not good enough.

The injury had kept Rashford out in the run-up to United's 2-0 loss to Liverpool on Sunday.

"For like I give myself as an example, when I kicked that fan in Marseille, the owner and the manager they come and said 'what are we going to do now?'"

Klopp said: "We didn't play how we wanted to play in Manchester, but we can think about that next year. I would have preferred we're 2, 3, 4-0 up after 60 minutes - good for nerves", said the German, with his trademark grin.

After the defeat to Liverpool, former United midfielder Roy Keane admitted that while he expects some inconsistency from Solskjaer's young squad, he thinks the Red Devils need to get rid of Pogba.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's game plan was undone by a simple set-piece as Van Dijk rose highest to power home Trent Alexander-Arnold's corner. "In the past I would have gone insane, but now I'm calm", he said. There is a player in there but you don't see enough'.

"We looked strong in the last half an hour, but we didn't have that quality in the final pass or shot".

Liverpool FC made the breakthrough in the 14th minute when Netherlands worldwide Virgil van Dijk guided a header past David De Gea. We could have scored more and maybe should have scored more.

Jurgen Klopp has named his starting XI for the clash, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain starting in midfield.

At the other end, De Gea had one more key intervention before the break as he saved with his feet from Sadio Mane's driven effort.

The European champions are now 16 points clear of second-placed Manchester City in the Premier League, with a game in hand on Pep Guardiola's team.



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