Liverpool exited the Champions League on the quarter-final stage after drawing 0-0 with Actual Madrid at Anfield on Wednesday evening, shedding 3-1 on mixture.
Klopp picked a conservative line-up with James Milner beginning rather than Thiago in midfield, earlier than he rolled the cube on the hour mark and introduced on Thiago and Diogo Jota. However they may not get the targets they wanted regardless of creating a number of good possibilities and dominating possession.
Sadio Mane returned to the beginning line-up as Klopp made one change from Saturday’s win over Aston Villa.
Jota dropped to the bench as they sought to overturn a 3-1 deficit. Actual additionally made one change with Federico Valverde changing the injured Lucas Vazquez.
Liverpool tore into Actual from the off and will have been forward after simply two minutes. Mohamed Salah was by means of on purpose however hit his shot straight at Thibaut Courtois.
Actual Madrid’s first likelihood got here quickly after however Luka Modric’s 20-yard shot was deflected broad.
Then on 11 minutes Courtois made an excellent save from James Milner. The midfielder hit a curling effort from outdoors the field which seemed to be heading for the highest nook earlier than Courtois’ intervention.
Madrid although got here nearer on 20 minutes when Karim Benzema hit the put up.
He despatched Liverpool defenders a method after which the opposite with a mazy run, however his effort was deflected in opposition to the put up by Ozan Kabak.
Simply earlier than the break Liverpool wasted to guilt-edged possibilities. Firstly Salah swept a shot broad after Georginio Wijnaldum had discovered Mane within the field.
Then Alexander-Arnold powered ahead down the suitable and laid the ball off to Wijnaldum, who had a good first contact earlier than firing his shot excessive over the crossbar.
With 60 minutes gone Klopp determined to go for it with Thiago changing Milner and Kabak coming off for Jota.
Alisson needed to be alert quickly after, making a wise save after Valverde had picked out Vinicius by means of the center. Alisson got here speeding off his line to smother it after which stopped Toni Kroos from getting on the follow-up.
Alexander-Arnold then threaded it into Salah, however he took too many touches and Nacho received throughout to dam his shot.
Actual virtually put the tie to mattress on 81 minutes. Alvaro Odriozola whipped an excellent cross into the field from the suitable and Benzema, unmarked despatched his header into the bottom and onto the roof of the web.
Klopp then threw on Xherdan Shaqiri for Firmino, whereas Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain changed Mane, as Liverpool regarded for a late miracle.
Salah had one other likelihood from a good angle, however Courtois was there as Madrid marched on.