Here are some media quotes of the game Liverpool played at Turf Moor against Burnley. It wasn’t an amazing game. The main concerns surrounding the fact that after how well we played against Arsenal it all seemed to change against Burnley. Is this a sign of things to come?
A truly awful game, from Liverpool’s point of view. Losing 2-0 despite having over 80% of the possession. They focused on: Jurgen Klopp blames Turf Moor surrender on poor decisions by his Reds players
Sadly we had heard similar stories last season about Liverpool not making the most of their opportunities.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp blamed his players’ poor decision-making for not making the most of 81 per cent possession in the 2-0 defeat at Burnley.
Unlike Liverpool in this game, Burnley had a game plan. With Burnley working out how they could nullify the far superior Liverpool midfield. It quickly became apparent that Burnley would concede possession and space to their visitors.
Continuing a similar theme, focusing on; ‘Liverpool’s defensive issues continue..’
The manner of their victory at Emirates Stadium had given Liverpool plenty of reasons for early season optimism but, unfortunately for them, the only part of that performance they repeated came at the back.
Focusing on defensive issues that look to be coming back into Liverpool’s game. Left-back Alberto Moreno paid the price for his defensive errors at the Emirates, being replaced by James Milner, but right-back Clyne produced an even worse error that led to Burnley’s opener.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp told Match of the Day: “Our decision-making was not good. We’d put in a good cross but there were no bodies in the box and then when we had bodies in the box we ended up shooting.