Frustrated Klopp Blasts Defending Man United After Draw at Old Trafford
After a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford on Sunday, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says Manchester United’s defensive style does not fit in with the fixture’s history.
The Red Devils, who played with a back five, only had 32 per cent possession during the match as they defended for long periods after Marcus Rashford gave them a first-half lead.
But Adam Lallana earned the away side a point with a strike five minutes from time to keep Liverpool’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season alive.
When asked about their opponents’ tactics, Klopp pointedly said United consistently sat deep in defence whenever his team came to the Theatre of Dreams.
“[Man Utd’s style] doesn’t frustrate me,” he said post-match. “I’m not the person who should be concerned about this style.