Sport Klopp full of praise for 'important' duo of Salah and Firmino

13:25  12 february  2018
13:25  12 february  2018 Source:   Read Sport

Firmino is similar to Kane – Klopp

  Firmino is similar to Kane – Klopp Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp lauded Roberto Firmino, comparing him to Tottenham star Harry Kane.Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino is similar to Tottenham star Harry Kane, according to manager Jurgen Klopp.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has heaped praise on his side after their ‘outstanding’ second-half display against Huddersfield on Saturday. However, the second half was a much different story as Liverpool dominated throughout, scoring 3 goals via Daniel Sturridge, Roberto Firmino and Georginio Wijnaldum.

Jurgen Klopp has showered Roberto Firmino with praise for his versatility and all-round quality, calling him “a very important player” for Liverpool. “Messi-like” Salah shines but lack of ruthlessness at both ends costs Reds – Media on Liverpool 2-2 Tottenham.

Following Liverpool’s 2-0 win at Southampton, yesterday Reds manager Jurgen Klopp picked out the importance of both Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino in the way his side play, according to a report by ESPN.

The Reds moved up to third in the table following the victory as both Salah and Firmino claimed a goal and assist each during the victory.

The pair have now netted 49 goals between them in all competitions this season which proves their importance to Klopp’s side and the way they play.

Mauricio Pellegrino et al. looking at the camera: Julian Finney/Getty Images Sport © Julian Finney/Getty Images Sport Julian Finney/Getty Images Sport

If the Reds are to make it into the top four this season then it is vital that the pair of them keep up this form, with the race for a place in the Champions League hotting up.

Liverpool's Kane? Klopp compares Firmino to the Spurs star

  Liverpool's Kane? Klopp compares Firmino to the Spurs star The Reds manager lauded his Brazilian star, comparing him to Tottenham's star manLiverpool forward Roberto Firmino is similar to Tottenham star Harry Kane, according to manager Jurgen Klopp.

The returning duo would therefore join Oxlade-Chamberlain and Philippe Coutinho, which could see a switch to the 4-2-2-2 system used in recent away games with Mane taking Salah ’s role as a ‘second striker’ supporting Firmino : A winnable run of games now begins for Liverpool, and it is vital Klopp ’s

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp , pictured hugging his No 11, was full of praise for Salah after the game. However, Roberto Firmino nicked the ball from Dusan Tadic and Salah , with a They may have gone under the radar, but this is an important turnaround from Liverpool after their thumping by Tottenham.

Salah is just one Premier League goal behind Harry Kane in the race for the golden boot and one ahead of Aguero, which highlights just how good of a season the former Chelsea attacker is enjoying at Liverpool.

Klopp gave some thoughts on the duo.

“Our boys are important for us, what I love is of course their skills and attitude, but the workrate is outstanding. Both get the profit from the style of play, that’s for sure as well. We play in the areas where they like to have the ball. In this strong league you cannot be third without fantastic players and yes, they are two of them.”

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Klopp tactics behind my form – Salah .
Mohamed Salah feels Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp deserves more credit for his goalscoring displays.Liverpool star Mohamed Salah paid tribute to Jurgen Klopp, saying the manager's tactics had led to his incredible form this season.

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