Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp has praised his players after a hard earned victory against Sunderland on Saturday.The Reds pulled a strong performance against a persistent Sunderland side in a pursuit of yet another three points in Anfield. According to the club’s coach the win on Saturday was more about the team’s focus and willingness to win. Liverpool was given a challenging task to try and collect three points against the Black Cats who are at the bottom of the log standings. The visitors were at the bottom of the log table coming to Anfield with a hope to get something out of the match.However , David Moyes’ men were unable to keep the highly offensive Liverpool side at bay.
Even though the visiting team frustrated the hosts in most of the match they were still unable to find the back of the net.It was the Liverpool side who broke the deadlock courtesy of Belgian substitute Divock Origi who curled the ball past the Sunderland goalkeeper. The match was finally sealed in injury time when James Milner scored the second goal from the penalty. The match ended 2-0 with the home team being victorious after a hard fought battle.Jurgen Klopp mentioned on the Liverpool website that his side’s style of play forced the visitors to defend deep for most of the match.
The German-born charismatic coach also admitted that Sunderland’s deep defending tactic frustrated his side . Klopp told the club’s website that the Black Cats made it difficult for the Reds to penetrate as they were parking the bus. However , Jurgen Klopp’s side had a good fighting spirit and was eager to get something out of the match.The coach felt that the three points were well deserved , he is pleased with The Reds ability to bounce back and get maximum points out of the match.