Liverpool commander Virgil van Dijk says he and his partners need to “examine the mirror and improve” later the 1-0 misfortune to Leicester managed a disaster for their Premier League title possibilities.
Pioneers Manchester City can stretch out their benefit to nine focuses later on Wednesday assuming that they beat Brentford.
Chelsea could jump Liverpool into second as well in the event that they beat Brighton likewise on Wednesday – – however the Reds will have a game close by over both.
Van Dijk didn’t search for pardons for the misfortune on Tuesday in spite of Leicester’s objective scored by Ademola Lookman coming from their main shot on track later Mohamed Salah missed a first-half punishment for Liverpool.
Liverpool – – who neglected to score without precedent for 29 association matches – – will hope to strike back in the title race at Chelsea on Sunday.
Nonetheless, Van Dijk says the players need to think about why they failed to meet expectations against a Leicester side who were beaten 6-3 by Manchester City at the end of the week.
“Everybody needs to examine the mirror and improve,” the Dutch safeguard told Amazon Prime.
Be that as it may, Van Dijk said it was no an ideal opportunity to surrender trust as different elements might in any case assume a part in who is delegated champion.
“We’re in December. The season is in this way, so long,” he said.
“You have seen it with Covid and wounds – – bunches of things can change.
“There’s no reason for taking a gander at (Manchester) City or Chelsea or different groups around us. We should check out our presentation today and improve.”
Liverpool will likewise need to adapt without Salah and one more vital participant, Sadio Mane for what could be up to a month with both taking off for the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon later Sunday’s match.
Liverpool chief Jurgen Klopp, however, is more worried that his side rediscover their brio for the Chelsea match.
“It’s a major hole,” Klopp told the BBC. “To top that, Chelsea and us play against one another.
“It was not our arrangement to allow City the opportunity to flee.
“Assuming that we play like this evening we can’t ponder finding City.”
Klopp was confounded by the under-standard execution and said observing a solution to that problem was his need.
“Assuming we play our football and we can dominate matches, we can perceive the number of focuses we can get and what that implies,” the German said.
“I don’t have an appropriate clarification for this evening – – to observe it is my fundamental concern, not City.
“It didn’t appear as though us, and that is clearly the one thing we need to ponder and change right away. We need to learn and we will.”
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