Klopp believes positive emotions will key for Liverpool today

first_imgIn his column for Liverpool’s matchday programme, Jurgen Klopp expressed his belief that they can use the emotions that come from facing Manchester United to their advantageLiverpool will host United later today at Anfield hoping to grab their first Premier League win over them in four years to reclaim their lead in the standings from Manchester City.And Klopp hopes his players will be able to harness the emotions that come from facing Liverpool’s old rivals in a positive manner.“Liverpool versus Manchester United is not a fixture that requires any hype or build-up,” said Klopp on the club website. “Merely saying the fixture out loud is enough to capture its importance.“For both clubs it is the ‘next game’, but I think we would all be kidding ourselves if we tried to suggest it wasn’t an occasion that means a little bit more. I have never been one to shy away from games that really matter to the supporters.divock origi, liverpoolReport: Origi cause Klopp injury concerns George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Divock Origi injury in today’s game against Newcastle is a cause for concern for Jurgen Klopp.Perhaps with one eye on Tuesday’s trip to Italy…“Yes, three points are three points whoever they are available against, but these sort of matches produce emotions and memories that are so valuable. It makes sense I think to try to embrace it.“For the players, my staff and I, we absolutely need to keep focused on the job to do and the game that is to be played. We need to recognise that performing well and working hard are essential. We need to not abandon the processes that have served us well until now. We need to do all the things we do for the other 18 home games during a league campaign.“But it is possible to do all that without ignoring what the fixture means. It’s a matter of take from the moment what helps you. Positive emotion helps – positive energy helps – we saw this on Tuesday night.”The Liverpool-United match will begin at 17:00 (CET) today.last_img read more