Liverpool boss Klopp reacts to Alisson’s howler against Leicester

first_img Alisson applauds the travelling Liverpool fans – but his mistake almost costs his team 3 Alisson loses to ball against Leicester’s Kelechi Iheanacho Klopp had already warned his new number one after his impudent chip over Anthony Knockaert during last weekend’s victory over Brighton.Alisson attempted another cheeky trick against the Foxes on Saturday afternoon, but this time he failed.For some reason only he can explain, the Brazilian attempted a Cruyff-turn on the edge of the box but lost the ball, which was squared for Rachid Ghezzal to become the first player to score against Liverpool this season. Alisson had his team-mates to thank for sparing his blushes, as their bright start saw them lead Leicester 2-0 at the break, eventually holding on to win 2-1 and make it four straight victories to start the season.PLAYER RATINGS: Liverpool stars rated and slated in victory over LeicesterBut Klopp knows it could have ended very differently had the Foxes turned their second-half superiority into more goals.The Reds boss insisted his side deserved to win, but was grateful the error from keeper Alisson did not prove too costly.“We all have to learn from that, not only him,” said the German of Alisson’s mistake.“It was clear last week that it would happen one day – I didn’t think it would happen the next week immediately. 3center_img Jurgen Klopp was clearly not impressed by his goalkeeper’s antics 3 Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admitted he ‘knew’ Alisson would make a howler ‘one day’, after his recklessness almost cost the Reds in their Premier League clash against Leicester City.The £67million goalkeeper was guilty of a huge blunder on Saturday afternoon, and was duly slammed by fans for his actions. “But we could have cleared the situation twice before, then they gave the ball back to him and yes, he could have shot it as well away.“It was a bit that mood in the whole team, play it back, play it back, play it back and in the end, it’s the goalie. He knows it was his mistake, of course, he’s man enough to get that.“I told him that the best game to do it was this one because we won it, so it’s all fine now. We know that now we have ticked that box as well.”last_img

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