Luis Diaz produced one other spectacular efficiency as Liverpool beat Brighton (Image: Getty)
Andy Robertson believes Premier League gamers are ‘scared’ of ‘unplayable’ Luis Diaz, whereas Jurgen Klopp described the Colombian star as ‘prime class’ after Liverpool’s routine win at Brighton.
Liverpool minimize Manchester City’s lead on the prime of the Premier League to simply three factors on Saturday with a 2-0 win on the Amex Stadium.
Diaz, who joined Liverpool from Porto in January, continued his very good kind as he raced on to Joel Matip’s by ball and headed previous the onrushing Robert Sanchez.
Brighton’s goalkeeper was lucky to not be despatched off as he clattered into Diaz with a excessive foot, however the hosts did not reap the benefits of their fortunate escape and Mohamed Salah’s second-half penalty put the sport to mattress.
Salah’s purpose was his twentieth of the season and Liverpool’s 2,000th within the Premier League, with Klopp’s facet now simply three factors behind defending champions Metropolis after successful eight matches in a row.
Robertson and Klopp each singled out Diaz for reward after the win on the south coast, describing the Liverpool winger as ‘unplayable’ and ‘prime class’.
‘He’s been unbelievable since coming in, he’s been particular and hit the bottom working,’ Robertson advised BT Sport.
‘He was unplayable ay instances as we speak. The way in which he drives at defences, you’ll be able to see persons are frightened of him. He’s received finish product too.
‘Typically it could take gamers some time to get settled in after they come through the January window however fortunately that’s not been the case and hopefully it continues.’
Purple boss Klopp added: ‘He’s prime class. He’s are available in and completed fantastically effectively. With the ball, the standard he possesses, with out it, his work fee, it was one other large efficiency from him.’
Liverpool have been the dominant crew on the Amex and Klopp was happy together with his crew’s show.
‘We have been good, we knew Brighton are a very good crew that may create issues, that’s what we noticed from the start,’ he stated.
Mohamed Salah’s second-half penalty put the sport to mattress (Image: Getty)
‘Just like the final recreation we have to get used to the opponents. They adapt to us quite a bit and play in areas to try to harm us.
‘We have been actually sturdy and scored an awesome purpose. We had actually good moments with large probabilities the place we missed the ultimate go. However I’m completely happy.
‘There have been moments on the the tip the place I’d like to regulate the ball extra but it surely’s a tough second. It was anticipated to be a tough recreation and I’m actually pleased with sure moments.’
On the title race, Klopp continued: ‘It’s at all times the identical, you count on Manchester Metropolis to win each recreation while you watch them play.
‘The one factor we are able to do is as win as many soccer video games as doable. We’re prepared, we don’t have to name it a title race, we simply need to win video games.’
Extra: Liverpool FC
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