Georginio Wijnaldum has Jürgen Klopp singing his midfielder’s praises

26 August 2018 09:30
The Netherlands international thrived in his central role in the hard-fought win over an increasingly dangerous Brighton on a day when Liverpool were not at their bestLiverpool ticked familiar boxes en route to the Premier League summit on Saturday. Mohamed Salah scored his 29th goal in 29 appearances at Anfield since arriving from Roma, a clean sheet record dating back to 24 February remained intact and the prospect of Brighton repeating their solitary league win of 1982, or even their display against Manchester United the previous week, was never entertained. Beneath the surface, though, Jürgen Klopp’s team displayed a different face, and the characteristics required of those who stay top until the end.Liverpool rarely do 1-0 wins under Klopp – nine in 109 Premier League games, to be exact. It arrived with Salah and Sadio Mané struggling with the early demands of the campaign, Georginio Wijnaldum and James Milner again excelling in midfield and Brighton increasingly dangerous after the late introductions of Jürgen Locadia, Pascal Gross and Alireza Jahanbakhsh. Related: Mohamed Salah strikes again as Liverpool edge past Brighton Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian