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Jürgen Klopp has said he is responsible for Liverpool’s mid-season nose dive and has warned that neither infighting nor “bathing in self-pity” will put the team back on course for Champions League qualification.

The Liverpool manager dreams of winning the final 14 matches of the season – starting with Tottenham Hotspur’s visit to Anfield on Saturday – but “knows how that sounds” following a demoralising run of one win in 10 matches. Ultimate college softball The team’s rapid regression from Premier League title contention to fifth in the table, 13 points adrift of Chelsea, has invited widespread criticism with the lack of January signings, owners Fenway Sports Group and a perceived shortage of leaders on the pitch all under scrutiny. Small house design ideas interior But Klopp, who tellingly said on Friday, “we are still convinced it is a long-term project”, insists the blame rests with him.

“If it was that easy then open a market for leaders and we will buy all of them and then our problems are solved,” he said on the alleged lack of leadership within the team. Outdoor research military “In my understanding, the manager has to be the main leader in a football team.

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“What can I say about where people should look? I am the guy responsible. Espn fantasy football mock draft 2015 I don’t sit at home and criticise myself and take a bath in self-pity. How to make curtains I did all the things I did because I thought they were right. Backyard baseball 2005 Did I have another alternative? I’m not sure.

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Despite taking responsibility for Liverpool’s downturn, Klopp claimed preparations were perfect for last Saturday’s trip to Hull City and several individual errors contributed to the anaemic 2-0 defeat. Basketball wives season 5 episode 1 He admits: “We recognise that at one point we lost the flow”, and believes the injury to Philippe Coutinho, plus his struggle to regain match sharpness, refereeing decisions and other fitness problems have disrupted the team overall. College softball cheers As for the performance at the KCom Stadium specifically, Klopp’s analysis revealed myriad failings.

“It was about the spaces between our lines, timing for passing, counter-pressing; all of this together. Youth baseball tournaments The formation was not compact enough. Fantasy football rankings week 5 Our lines didn’t push up enough to be ready for the next situation. Sales pitch examples We lost a lot of simple balls not in challenges but in our passing game because we were not patient enough to wait for the right moment. Fences windows 10 We didn’t speed up when we needed to speed up. Lattice degeneration causes Bad games are really similar most of the time and this was a bad game.

“The smallest problem at half-time was we were 1-0 down because that was only one situation. Florida baseball teams There were 300, 400 other situations and that was the problem. Softball sales com With being a little bit more compact, direct and speeding up in the right moments we looked completely different and Hull were lucky to defend against us. Netafim usa Then they had one more chance and scored. Minor league baseball florida When we were 1-0 down the pressure was there in our situation and it is the pressure that makes you not as clinical as you should be in a finishing situation. Backyard landscaping ideas on a budget We cannot change it but we can take information from it.”

Klopp has told his players it is conceivable they can win all their remaining league matches to secure qualification for the Champions League. Pavers sale “I don’t have to think that it is possible, it is possible,” he said. Masonry bootstrap 3 “That is how football is. Softball fields near me We have 14 games and it is possible to win 14 games. Seattle baseball team The players know, I told them. Wyevale They heard me. Fastpitch If they know and feel it we will see.”

Liverpool, for all the despondency surrounding recent results, are unbeaten in matches against their top six rivals this season, with their defeats coming against Hull, Swansea City, Bournemouth and Burnley. Fantasy basketball sleepers Klopp believes misfortune has also played a part in his team slipping out of the top four, albeit only four points behind second-placed Spurs.

“You cannot be champions without luck and we had the opposite of luck until now,” he said. Lattice multiplication worksheets “If you have luck you don’t talk about it. Timber merchants nottingham If you don’t have luck you are not allowed to talk about it. Slow pitch Between us here, we didn’t have luck. Patio Injuries in the wrong moment, referee’s decisions, offside or not, goals conceded, penalties not given and what not. Softball bc To judge the squad this season is only possible if you keep Phil [Coutinho] at the highest level because that is what Chelsea have – they are going through the season with 13 or 14 players max.

“We didn’t do everything right in games, that is true, but it is not as bad as how it looks. Fantasy baseball names We have to learn for next season and there still will be a next season. Alabama softball coach Life is not as bad as it looks at the moment. Baseball american league It is football and we can sort it.”