Liverpool assistant Pep Lijnders heaps reward on the Reds’ entrance line after mauling Man United 5-0

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Liverpool assistant coach Pep Lijnders has in contrast their Mohamed Salah-led assault to ‘velociraptors in Jurassic Park’ after their 5-0 mauling of Manchester United. 

The Reds moved again into second following their emphatic victory at Previous Trafford on Sunday, which noticed Salah hit a hat-trick and targets from Naby Keita and Diogo Jota added to their rampant assault. 

Liverpool have laid down early markers of their title marketing campaign, together with one other 5–0 win away at Vicarage Street in opposition to Watford, and Jurgen Klopp’s No 2 has hailed their deadly frontline and claimed that their probabilities come from the ‘complete bundle’.

Mohamed Salah (proper) accomplished his hat-trick with Liverpool’s fifth aim within the second half

In a press convention forward of the Reds’ Carabao Cup journey to Preston on Wednesday, Lijnders stated: ‘We’re capturing from in all places!

‘However no, I believe it has loads to do with how the staff is taking part in so you possibly can by no means choose scoring from simply how we transfer the ball from the again, it’s the entire bundle that creates.

‘Our entrance gamers consistently get into good positions to attain after which the standard of our entrance three, we stated they appeared like velociraptors in Jurassic Park they usually go for it.

Diogo Jota added a second for the Reds eight minutes later to hand them a comfortable lead

Diogo Jota added a second for the Reds eight minutes later at hand them a snug lead

‘They’re deadly and that’s what we would like, in fact. So when you rating in the precise moments, these video games in opposition to Manchester United are a terrific instance of what can occur as nicely.’

Lijnders went on to insist that Liverpool’s success this time period isn’t all the way down to a change on the coaching floor however reasonably a fitter squad after an extended summer time break and restoration from final season’s damage disaster.

‘Did we modify something [in the summer]? No. We all the time simply need to enhance,’ he added. 

Jurgen Klopp's (right) No 2 Pep Lijnders (left) claimed they hadn't changed anything in training

Jurgen Klopp’s (proper) No 2 Pep Lijnders (left) claimed they hadn’t modified something in coaching

‘Typically proving it’s simply going again to fundamentals and that’s what we did in the summertime.

‘Additionally, high gamers – and we’ve a number of, I believe – want a break after some emotional durations, numerous finals, numerous intense seasons.

‘It’s good for them to have a break as a result of if you wish to be constant, it’s important to respect restoration and the method of restoration and that isn’t solely between the video games however the seasons. Lengthy could it proceed!’

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The Dutchman additionally supplied an replace on the health of Keita following his injury-enforced withdrawal in opposition to United.

Keita's injury does not appear to be as bad as first feared after he was stretchered off

Keita’s damage doesn’t seem like as unhealthy as first feared after he was stretchered off

The midfielder was forced off after horror red-card tackle from United substitute Paul Pogba

The midfielder was compelled off after horror red-card sort out from United substitute Paul Pogba

Keita, whose Liverpool profession has been blighted by damage setbacks, was stretchered off after a horror two-footed sort out by Paul Pogba. 

Nevertheless it seems Keita’s damage isn’t as unhealthy as first feared as he solely suffered bruising from Pogba’s red-card lunge.  

‘We generally focus on and whine about referees and VAR, however that’s why it’s there, to guard gamers,’ he stated.

‘Fortunately his foot was not on the bottom – it was only a bruise.’



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