Liverpool’s James Milner mentioned he’s “gutted” after shedding to Manchester United within the FA Cup, including that his crew ought to now begin making ready for the upcoming match towards Tottenham. Liverpool suffered a 3-2 defeat to Manchester United in the FA Cup in Manchester on Sunday. “No second chances in knockout football. Gutted we didn’t get the job done. Have to look forward now, a job to do on Thursday,” Milner tweeted.
— James Milner (@JamesMilner) January 24, 2021
During the match, Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah opened the scoring within the 18th minute however Mason Greenwood shortly equalised for the house crew and Marcus Rashford then handed Manchester United a lead early within the second half.
Salah struck once more within the 58th minute, taking the scoreline to 2-2. However, Bruno Fernandes’ elegant free-kick 12 minutes from time helped Manchester United progress within the competitors.
Reflecting on the match, Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp mentioned that his facet was not at their “absolute top” and made “decisive mistakes”.
“It’s not what we wanted, so it’s frustrating. If you want to win tonight, you have to play at your absolute top. We weren’t on our absolute top, but we made a lot of steps in the right direction,” the membership’s official web site quoted Klopp as saying.
“The start of the game was good, but then we made decisive mistakes; around the first goal United scored, we had too many options offensively and no protection.
“We misplaced the ball after which there was a counter-attack. It was not the primary counter-attack within the sport, so we have now to enhance that,” Klopp added.
Liverpool will now tackle Tottenham within the Premier League on Friday.
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