Henderson, Keita to miss Liverpool's Red Star clash
- Author: Julie Sanders Oct 25, 2018,
Oct 25, 2018, 20:31
While former Chelsea boss Mourinho needs to turn around United's season, the new man in charge at Stamford Bridge, Maurizio Sarri, could hardly have made a better start.
The winger has scored just four goals in his opening twelve matches in all competitions for the Reds, leading many to speculate whether Salah's 2017/18 season was a one-off affair. We did the right things in the right moments; that's how you can win football games.
It was more of the same at the second-half as Liverpool pressured the Serbian back-line.
They are now topping Group A with maximum nine points and it can be said that they have already qualified for the next round.
"We had opportunities to score more goals", said the Switzerland global.
The Reds lost 1-0 to Napoli in Naples in their last European fixture earlier this month after Italy global Lorenzo Insigne netted a 90th minute victor. It's good that we maybe can stop talking about that [his scoring record] - it helps a little bit. The gaffer was always insistent that every player on the pitch was responsible for the good and the bad - both in an attacking and defensive sense.
Just 12 months later and we have a team that is level with Manchester City at the top of the table after amassing 23 points from the same total of nine games and they have done all that without clicking into top gear. He was very aggressive and everything was there. It is quite impressive what people saw tonight.
"It's like a dog - if you don't give him his favourite toy and you throw something else, he thinks: 'No, I don't want that, I want the other one.' I want to play high press".