Mohamed Salah: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp not expecting goals repeat

Solanke Out Of Liverpool, Southampton Fixture

Liverpool want to be the ugliest team to play against, says Klopp

Liverpool have won all six games this season to make a ideal start and look a dominant force even without their talisman on top of his game.

"Wow, that's a crisis", said Klopp sarcastically.

Having played in the Champions League in the week, we can certainly expect to see a few changes, so here are a few things to keep your eyes peeled for. It was an intense game, it was a fantastic game by him, to be honest, so that's the best news and so now we know more about that.

Klopp's lack of concern over his form is supported by the 44 goals he scored in all competitions after a similarly slow start in his first season with the club. "Nobody remembers that. It is really not a problem". "He can play football, and that makes him a pretty valuable player".

Mohamed Salah has scored only two goals in six games this season and is now on a three-game goal drought - his joint-longest run without a goal since joining Liverpool.

Sturridge was replaced by Roberto Firmino in the second half and the Brazilian scored an added-time victor to seal a 3-2 win for the hosts.

Sources have told ESPN FC that the Liverpool manager reviewed the footage postmatch and believed there was no issue to address. It was not the reason to take him off.

"That's why I think Liverpool have been better in Europe as opposed to the Premier League".

"We've seen it against top teams this week in Tottenham and PSG, they couldn't deal with it". The start was good for us as a team and for him as well.

While last season all the praise was lavished on Liverpool's front three, so far it has been the midfield which has been winning all the plaudits.

"On the defensive side, the last two games he was outstanding, perfect", Klopp continued.

"Finishing is something you can never take for granted".

Liverpool will continue to be without Dejan Lovren as the defender is still not considered fit enough to return despite resuming full training earlier this week having overcome a niggling pelvic injury.

"Yes, he [Firmino] is ready", Klopp said. "Did I speak a lot about lineups here in the past?" They look really strong.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain also recently reached a milestone in his rehabilitation from serious knee ligament damage by passing a ball for the first time since surgery. Was it already like he finished last season, in the Premier League season especially? No.

"You want to play at the highest level", the Dutchman added.

"He had, for sure, moments like this, but he's such a positive [person]".

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