Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp although his facet have been unfortunate after a VAR choice went in opposition to them within the 2-1 Carabao Cup defeat to Chelsea.
Substitute Eden Hazard fired Chelsea by means of with a shocking late aim at Anfield on Wednesday night time.
Daniel Sturridge gave Liverpool the lead simply earlier than the hour mark, with Emerson scoring his first aim for the Blues in response, however the night time belonged to Belgium star Hazard.
Enjoying a one-two on the correct earlier than jinking previous three gamers and chopping inside, the previous Lille man fizzed a strike throughout Simon Mignolet and into the web to win it for Chelsea.
Klopp although was not proud of the equaliser and claimed the preliminary incident was not a free-kick and the aim was offside.
Klopp informed Sky Sports activities: “We wanted to be taught from the sport. We knew how Chelsea wished to play, however it’s tough. We had a brand new midfield and we gave them a bit of an excessive amount of area and weren’t compact sufficient and they also performed how the did. We nonetheless had the larger probabilities within the first half.
“However there was lots of work to do (at half-time). There can be lots of discussions about VAR as a result of it’s not excellent.”
Klopp was requested if he thought it was a free-kick main as much as the equaliser.
“No, I don’t assume so. the linesman is in a very good place. There was a lot within the sport. Sadly ultimately we now have to take it. We wished to win it, we really feel unfortunate, we hit the bar,” stated Klopp.
“I believe the primary aim is offside. It’s tough for the referee. Three gamers are offside – two for certain. They watched it and didn’t assume it was offside. We now have to take it.
“That is good preparation for Saturday however we now have to defend higher.”
“The formation was good with the brand new participant and we might add them on to our matchday squad as a result of all of them performed actually good. They could want a little bit of time.
“We really feel unfortunate. We had the probabilities to win it, we hit the crossbar and an excellent state of affairs with Shaqiri within the field.”
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