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Jurgen Klopp praises Liverpool players for fighting 'extremely hard' in 'difficult' storm conditions


Klopp praises Liverpool for fighting ‘extremely hard’ in ‘difficult’ storm conditions

Jurgen Klopp hailed the desire of his players after Liverpool booked a Carabao Cup quarter-final spot by battling through Storm Ciaran to beat Bournemouth 2-1.

Substitute Darwin Nunez settled a challenging fourth-round tie staged in driving rain and swirling winds with a stunning 70th-minute winner.

“It’s a top, top, top, cup game. It’s all about getting through,” Klopp said at full-time.

He added the conditions and strong winds on the night made the game “difficult” for both teams and praised his players for fighting “extremely hard”.

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