"That is how it is, the body needs the time only to calm down from an intense season - they didn't have it".
Perhaps early season fatigue is becoming a factor for Spurs, whose starting lineup included seven players who reached the semifinals of the World Cup this summer.
Erik Lamela pulled a goal back for Spurs but the Reds were not to be denied a fifth consecutive Premier League victory. In the end, they were perhaps unlucky not to have a chance to level in the dying seconds, following a possible foul on Son Heung-Min by Sadio Mane in the penalty area. However, he failed to really set the tempo for Spurs' play in his typical fashion.
It is fair to pay them respect, but Tottenham should not be "scared" of their rivals.
"So I'm really happy about the performance and proud of the performance because the boys came back Wednesday and Thursday, we trained yesterday and then playing our football in that way, that's really nice for a manager". It's a challenge to work with a team that arrived a few days before the start of the competition. (PA Archive) Tottenham defender Dean Richards keep a close eye on Milan Baros in a Liverpool win at Anfield.
However, Wijnaldum insists that, while confidence is high, expectations have to managed.
Liverpool pressing high
Eventually, the Reds broke through when Gigi Wijnaldum headed home a corner in the 39th minute, helped by the coastline technology confirmation. Liverpool's second goal at Wembley came from a similar situation. Mane's shot was diverted onto the post by Jan Vertonghen but Vorm couldn't recover his positioning and Firmino turned the ball into the net. "We could have scored more and we controlled the game".
Clearly, worldwide players can not be given the weekend off in such circumstances, but surely it would be wise to ensure that such important fixtures as Tottenham vs. I don't want to say anything against one or the other or just because Harry is my player, I am going to praise Harry and kill Salah.
"I don't know exactly what it means but to focus on one competition can only be if maybe you are already out of the competition almost".
"If you watch the Watford game again, you see we played so slow, so sloppy, from the beginning". I trust completely in my squad, not 100 per cent but 200 per cent.
The next challenge is in the Champions League with a trip to Inter Milan on Tuesday when Liverpool hosts Paris Saint-Germain at the start of the group stage.
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But despite the heartbreak in Ukraine, Klopp feels they are in an even better place as a result. Attempts to fight on dual fronts have unseated several of Anfield's recent custodians.
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That is not true. "They died because they did not have water; they died because they did not have food". "The aftereffects, people don't talk about that", he said.
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