Skip to main content

We all know for Everton it is like a World Cup final - Klopp throws shade on Toffees ahead of derby

- Jurgen Klopp poked fun at Merseyside rivals ahead of Premier League fixture
- Liverpool fans have taken social media by storm with Klopp's comments
- Everton will host Liverpool in the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park this weekend
Jurgen Klopp threw shade on Everton ahead the Merseyside derby and Liverpool fans are loving it on social media.
Liverpool have to be at their best to beat Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday, March 3, as the Merseyside derby is more about claiming bragging rights in the area.
And Klopp's banter ahead of the highly anticipated derby has given Liverpool fans something to laugh about.
The former Dortmund gaffer said the derby was like a World Cup final to Everton, while for the Reds, they were more interested in winning the Premier League and the Champions League.
"Everton, we all know for them it's like a World Cup final," said Klopp. "It's away after we beat them at Anfield in the 96th minute, so how can we celebrate one win?"
Liverpool fans reacted as you'd expect on social media, with one tweeting: "My manager said the Merseyside derby is "Everton's World Cup final," alongside laughing emojis.
The Reds are more bothered about their Premier League ambitions as the game against the Toffees will also be much of a big deal regardless of how well they are doing.
The first derby of the season was filled with drama as the match was headed for a 0-0 scoreline before Jordan Pickford made a mess of it to send the Anfield crowd into wild celebrations.
Liverpool were hit with a £8,000 fine after the fans invaded the pitch after Divock Origi tucked away the winner to win the first leg 1-0
Liverpool quickly made their intentions known as they capitalized on a faulty pass from Man United defence but Jordan Henderson's shot was quickly blocked.


Popular posts from this blog

Lyon vs Barcelona: Lionel Messi and teammates get important draw in France

- Lyon vs Barcelona game in the Champions League round of 16 tie ended goalless on Tuesday night, February 19 - Goalkeeper Anthony Lopes of Lyon was superb for his club as he denied the likes of Lionel Messi and Dembele - Barcelona will have the chance in the second leg playing in front of their fans at the Camp Nou Lyon were on Tuesday night, February 19, forced to a goalless draw by visiting Spanish giants Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 encounter. The French club have never beaten the Catalan giants in their history, and Lyon players wanted to break this record, but Barcelona proved an hard nut for them to crack. Barcelona got the first chance of the game in the 5th minute when Gerard Pique sent a long ball to Dembele who was in a good position, but he failed to utilize the opportunity. Lionel Messi and Suarez also combined well three minutes later to beat Lyon defense, but goalkeeper Anthony Lopes was brilliant to deny them. Lyon's got their b…

Plateau governorship election is inconclusive - INEC

- Pateau state governorship election has been declared inconclusive - The commission said the total number of votes cancelled is more than the difference in the number of votes the two major candidates got - The total number of votes cancelled in the state is 49, 347, while the total margin between leading candidates is 44, 929 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday, March 11, declared the governorship elections in Plateau state inconclusive. Professor Richard Kimbir, the Returning Officer for the election in the state announced this on Monday in Jos, after collating results from the 17 local government areas of the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Kimbir, who is the Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, said the total number of votes cancelled is more than the difference in the number of votes the two major candidates got, “hence was constrained to declare the polls inconclusive”. The returning officer said Simon Lalon…

Fulham vs Chelsea: Jorginho's goal gives the Blues a 2-1 win at Craven Cottage

Fulham vs Chelsea's Premier League game ended 2-1 in favor of the Blues at Craven Cottage - Gonzalo Higuain and Jorginho scored for Chelsea, while Calum Chambers netted for Fulham - Chelsea are still occupying sixth position on the Premier League standings with 56 points Fulham's unimpressive performance this season in the Premier League continued on Sunday, March 3, as they were beaten by Chelsea 2-1 at Craven Cottage. After sacking manager Claudio Ranieri, fans were of the hope that the players would redeem themselves by beating visiting Chelsea, but they could not. Chelsea also went into this game with the target of getting the maximum three points so as to restore their hopes of fighting for the top four teams in the Premier League. There were mutiny among Chelsea fans before the start of the match as some were livid with the decision of Maurizio Sarri to start goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. Maurizio Sarri's men took the lead in the 20th minute through Gonzalo Higuain…