Jürgen Klopp praised summer signing Darwin Nunez for his first-half performance. As he helped the team win 2 games in a row. The last one was over Southampton in the Premier League last night. Roberto Firmino opened the scoring after six minutes before the Southern Saints equalized three minutes later. From Che Adams and two goals from Nunez gave the Reds a 3-1 win ahead of the World Cup break.
Klopp told BBC Sport after the game : “The performance in the first half was very good. The way we played gave them problems. Klopp said of the team’s first-half performance. He continued: “ We did everything Southampton didn’t want us to do. We used the speed of Mo (Mohamed Salah) and Darwin in the space between the lines.
The German then credited Núñez, the summer signing, for his two first-half goals. When it comes to Uruguayan football stars Klopp said: “ Both goals (his) were outstanding, the movement was superb. The 23-year-old striker has been criticized for his finishing ability since his arrival at Anfield. But the fourth and fifth goals in the Premier League. His league will give him the confidence to continue heading into the World Cup.
Another player who caught the attention of the game was James Milner as he became just the fourth player to reach 600 Premier League appearances. “You can see that Milner is proud today. It’s a big number and a huge career, [he] has won every trophy and [is] a role model for us and everyone. ” Only playing, but he will be a valuable figure in the Liverpool team. “You can see how important he is to us. He is the one who creates a special atmosphere in the game and often the right kind of aggression can be seen.”