Focused Klopp urges Liverpool to get job done in Porto


"But my players aren't silly, they don't misunderstand this".

"We are in a good moment, we want to play football and we want to fight hard", said Klopp.

"We go there to win, that's the plan".

"I was here for a derby years and years ago and.yeah.that was loud", he said. "They know how to influence a game and influence an opponent and we have to be ready".

"His fitness levels are getting better and better", he said.

"Liverpool are unbeaten in their seven previous European ties with Porto and I expect them to win in the Estadio de Dragao although it is unlikely to be as emphatic a scoreline as last season's last 16 tie when the Reds romped to a 5-0 success", Owen told BetVictor.

Moussa Marega has scored in all four of FC Porto's home Champions League matches this season.

Manchester United were unable to score in either legs of their quarter-final against Barcelona
Manchester United were unable to score in either legs of their quarter-final against Barcelona

"If we were 2-0 down and going into the home leg, would we think we were out?"

FC Porto coach Sergio Conceicao reckons Liverpool are "the best team in the world" on their day as the Portuguese side face up to the daunting prospect of overturning a two-goal deficit in their Champions League quarter-final.

Liverpool FC will have fond memories of Estádio do Dragão given that Klopp's men were 5-0 winners at the stadium last season in the first leg of the last-16 tie. We will have to play at our limit, 100 per cent, and not try to (just) come through somehow because then you cannot stand the power they can create here.

The victor of Tottenham vs Man City will play Ajax, while Barcelona take on the victor of Liverpool vs Porto.

Jurgen Klopp is expected to make a few rotations to his first-team squad but the manager will be happy that Robertson is returning back from suspension and the Scott will take up his place at left-back meaning James Milner will start on the bench.

Since the start of last season, Liverpool have won three of their four away Champions League knockout games, only losing to Roma in last season's semi-final (4-2).

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