‘We don’t have to make it bigger than it is, but it’s big,’ said a clearly frustrated Jürgen Klopp as their poor run continued with defeat at Southampton. An early Danny Ings goal was the difference between the two sides, while Liverpool were denied a penalty after the ball struck a Southampton player’s arm. ‘I heard that Manchester United had more penalties in two years since Ole [Gunnar Solskjær] has been there than in my five-and-a-half years. Is that my fault?’ asked Klopp.
On the other side of the dugout, jubilation for Ralph Hasenhüttl and Southampton who broke into tears as the final whistle rang out. Klopp ‘is the only coach I have never taken points so far against,’ the Austrian said after the match