Jurgen Klopp, coach of the Liverpool, spoke about the crossing before the Real Madrid in the Champions League and pointed out that although they are no longer Cristiano Ronaldo neither G
areth bale, follow players like Sergio Ramos, L
uka modric Y Toni Kroos.
The German spoke for the first time after learning that they will face Real Madrid for a place in the semifinals of the Champions League.
“It’s exciting. Obviously it’s a complicated crossing, but I’m fine because if you looked at the other teams you would think ‘oh my god’, because they are all strong and have quality,” he said. Klopp to the media Liverpool.
“It’s only been two years since we faced them and it was a tough night, so having the opportunity to play against them again is good,” he recalled, with the final of the Champions 2018 in the head.
“With Liverpool we have only played once against them, but it is always difficult. I think it is the first time that I face them without Cristiano and without Bale, but obviously Bouquets follow, Varane follow, Kroos follow, Modric, Casemiro, Carvajal, Benzema… “
“And several young players too. I look forward to it,” added the German.
Klopp He also discussed the issue of the possible venue for the first leg, with the possibility that the game will not be played in Madrid, as already happened to Chelsea and to Atletico Madrid, who had to play in Bucharest.
“We don’t know where we’ll play, but that’s fine. If it’s Budapest (where Liverpool played in the second round) it’ll be fine. The second leg I hope will be at Anfield, that would be great.