Nuno Espirito Santo says Wolves showed lack of focus in Liverpool loss
- Author: Angelo Rivera Dec 24, 2018,
Dec 24, 2018, 1:24
"Forty-eight points before Christmas, it's just insane, but there are other teams there as well", said the Liverpool manager, whose side's lead will be cut back to one if Manchester City win at home against Crystal Palace on Saturday.
"At the end of season you need 105 (points) to be champion - it could be. We can not start a party", said Klopp. Chelsea, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, will probably win, so then they have 40-something points, nobody is dropping points down to fifth or sixth. They will all win as well, I think.
In front of the highest Molineux crowd since 1981 - 31, 358 - Wolves gave the Reds a scare but ultimately fell short after Van Dijk added a second with 20 minutes left.
"Very mature", Klopp said of Liverpool's performance. We know we are in a good moment.
"The first half was better, the second half was unusual as it felt like they nullified us without us even knowing. Both goals had nothing to do with the things we did in the game but we were quick in the mind in two set pieces". "We need to have different gameplans, but the boys showed they are ready for that".
After taking the lead, the lads from London were too good and romped away thanks to some excellent football and really bad defending from Marco Silva's team.
Undefeated after eighteen games, Liverpool are nearly half-way towards matching Arsenal's Invincibles who went an entire season without a loss in the Premier League in 2004. "It's a big game for us, Fulham are a good side, they move the ball well so we have to be prepared as normal".
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Van Dijk has been a key cog in the Liverpool defence this season and has started in all 18 league games for Reds.
Fabinho registered another assist as he provided the ball that lead to Salah hitting the back of the net while the scorer turned provider for van Dijk. The other two, in 2008 and 2013, were Liverpool.