‘Something is rising’: Klopp speaks on Liverpool’s ‘potential’ this season
Liverpool face Austrian opponents LASK Linz on Thursday night, marking the start of the Europa League group stage for 2023/24. While the Reds are extra used to enjoying midweek video games within the Champions League, a poor 12 months final season has confirmed pricey – and additionally paved the best way for a summer time revamp in midfield.
Jurgen Klopp’s facet have began this 12 months effectively by way of outcomes, regardless of some remaining defensive points, and in fact needs to be agency favourites to prime Group E which additionally accommodates French facet Toulouse and Belgians Union St. Gilloise.
LASK have been on a great run domestically, profitable 4 of the final 5 to transfer into third place, however will want to raise their recreation even additional to preserve out their Premier League guests. Liverpool have gained their final 4 within the prime flight and additionally sit third there. Follow all of the latest updates from LASK vs Liverpool under and get all of the latest soccer odds right here.
30’ – LASK 1-0 Liverpool
Konate is bullied off the ball by Ljubicic and he drives into the field – Van Dijk is rapidly throughout to make a block on the shot.
Klopp wished a free-kick and has a phrase with the fourth official on the touchline, however his workforce are wanting very ragged in the intervening time.
Now they do work a great counter-attacking probability and Nunez combines with Tsimikas, however the cross is missed by Gravenberch and cleared.
Karl Matchett21 September 2023 18:18
26’ – LASK 1-0 Liverpool
Nunez spins and tries a volley at aim – he’s blocked at shut quarters by the defence.
Not seen an excessive amount of of Endo for the Reds in midfield but – he maybe wants to begin controlling the play from deep and getting Gravenberch and co on the entrance foot.
Endo strains up a shot now after operating forwards himself – it’s additionally blocked.
Karl Matchett21 September 2023 18:14
22’ – LASK 1-0 Liverpool
Tsimikas runs ahead however opts to shoot as a substitute of teeing up Diaz, who’s free to his left. It’s effectively off-target and the Colombian isn’t amused.
Not an enormous response to this point to be truthful – extra wanted from the entrance three at current.
Villa at the moment are trailing 2-1; in teh similar competitors Aberdeen are again on degree phrases at Eintracht Frankfurt.
Karl Matchett21 September 2023 18:13
17’ – LASK 1-0 Liverpool
Decent supply from Doak on the precise however no person is operating onto it. A couple of minutes later Elliott’s cross from the left is met by Darwin Nunez, however he’s up too early and nods effectively off-target, off-balance.
Diaz then dribbles into the field and is clipped simply exterior it, however the foul goes in opposition to him for handball by some means.
Karl Matchett21 September 2023 18:07
13’ GOAL! – LASK 1-0 Liverpool
What a aim! Flecker has completely burst the online with an impressive strike!
The nook is available in from the left, proper to the sting of the field, Flecker takes a contact and completely leathers it on the half-volley proper previous Graveneberch who’s operating out in direction of him and flying previous Kelleher’s dive into the far nook.
Magical hit and LASK lead 1-0.
Karl Matchett21 September 2023 18:02
12’ – LASK 0-0 Liverpool
A few corners in succession for the guests after some good work by Doak, however nothing comes of them and LASK counter.
Zulj spins within the field after a cross from the left and shoots – Van Dijk makes a block and diverts the ball over for a nook to the hosts this time.
Karl Matchett21 September 2023 18:00
8’ – LASK 0-0 Liverpool
Doak and Nunez mix down the precise however Elliott loses the ball and the Reds lose momentum.
Bajcetic roves out huge for the primary time, having began by transferring from right-back into central areas – the Trent function.
Early aim within the different recreation that includes a Premier League workforce at the moment: Aston Villa path to Legia Warsaw…and then Jhon Duran instantly equalises. 1-1 there in Poland.
Karl Matchett21 September 2023 17:55
4’ – LASK 0-0 Liverpool
Nunez runs onto a protracted ball and tries a first-time shot, but it surely’s on a clumsy angle and he smashes into the stand.
Liverpool simply beginning to come up with the ball after a really early flurry from the hosts noticed them win a nook and ship a few crosses over. Nothing to fear about for Kelleher, actually.
Good noise inside the bottom – a 19,000 capability stadium which solely opened lately.
Karl Matchett21 September 2023 17:52
1’ – LASK 0-0 Liverpool
We are underway! Flecker instantly barrels into Gravenberch and leaves him on the deck. Just a few seconds in and that’s Klopp complaining and the referee having a phrase with the LASK wing-back.
Karl Matchett21 September 2023 17:48
LASK vs Liverpool – LIVE
Ahead of kick-off we’ve got a second of silence for the victims of the earthquake in Morocco and the flooding in Libya.
Karl Matchett21 September 2023 17:46