He's Human, That's How It Is - Jurgen Klopp Backs Liverpool Star

2 Changes: Predicted Liverpool Lineup vs Red Star Belgrade

2 Changes: Predicted Liverpool Lineup vs Red Star Belgrade

"There were a lot of moments when we could get in control of the game and we didn't do, we made the wrong decision".

Red Star were thrashed 4-0 when they visited Anfield a fortnight ago, but stunned last season's finalists when they raced into a comfortable first-half lead courtesy of a Milan Pavkov double.

"We had the first big chance with Daniel (Sturridge), a very big one".

Liverpool were not at the races in Serbia and they were punished for it.

Klopp said that midfielder Jordan Henderson and defender Joe Gomez were available for Sunday's clash after recovering from injury and the German singled out the former for his impact on the pitch.

"At half-time, we tried to change a few things and did that".

"Red Star wanted to strike back, which they did".

He failed to make amends for an terrible early miss and was then hooked for the Brazilian at half-time.

The hosts seemed fired up by it - winger Marko Marin was shown a yellow card for protesting in the fifth minute.

It was no more than Red Star deserved after the opening 20 minutes.

So early on, Liverpool wasn't looking sharp.

The Reds suffered a 2-0 defeat away to Red Star Belgrade in matchday four of the UEFA Champions League and Klopp warns the club's fans to be prepared for another tough game.

"We kept fighting to the end playing and kept patient which was a positive but you can't give teams a start in this competition".

Robertson added, "Maybe it's not been as good to look at but we've been effective at it".

Adam Lallana nearly got Liverpool back in the game moments later but his header was deflected just wide, and Sturridge then fired wide from just inside the box.

"They were on their bikes and we had to deal with the situation". The atmosphere singing-wise, noise-wise, was not a problem but the atmosphere after the second goal especially - in the whole club - they could smell it.

"They were on their bikes and we had to deal with the situation".

This has been a wearying week for City and when quizzed on the subject again on Friday, manager Pep Guardiola said: 'If you want to undermine what we've done then no problem. "We all have to deal with it now". Both were in the Champions League, both were away, and we have to think about that before we play the next Champions League away game in a couple of weeks.

Red Star's pass accuracy was just 57 percent, while Liverpool's was 82 percent.

But roared on by a vociferous home support, the Serbian champions were inspired to condemn Liverpool to a second defeat in the group after also losing at Napoli last month.

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