Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp revealed the reason for the replacement of team star Egyptian Mohamed Salah during Sunday’s match against Chelsea in the first round of the English Premier League.
Chelsea and Liverpool drew 1-1 at Stamford Bridge in the first round of the Premier League.
Klopp replaced Salah in the 75th minute with his colleague Harvey Elliott, and Salah showed signs of anger as he left the stadium and removed the “bandage” wrapped around his arms, to the taunts of Chelsea fans.
Klopp said in televised statements after the match: “We are here to win the match. Salah is super, very important. We have to make decisions, we need new legs… He has 500 different records. I can’t think of records when it comes down to it.” down to the tactical aspect.
Adding: “I haven’t talked to him yet. I don’t remember him leaving the stadium happy and I understand that. There is absolutely nothing against Mo. He is unhappy and that’s clear. I understand that.. no problem.”
Salah scored Liverpool’s only goal against Chelsea, which was scored by Colombian Luis Diaz, his first goal of the season.
Salah aimed to become the first player to score in eight consecutive first rounds in the English Premier League and he nearly achieved it by scoring a goal midway through the first half but was disappointed when he was called off for offside. .