Former Liverpool star Steven Gerrard commented on the Reds’ tough 2-5 defeat against their guest Real Madrid yesterday, Tuesday, in the first leg of the Champions League final.
“The match was a realistic test and Liverpool got off to a great start with two goals, which is exactly what you need on a European night,” Gerrard said in comments published by Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo.
He added: “But from that moment on, Real Madrid were back in the game, scoring goals quickly and completely dominating.”
He explained: “At any club, if you concede five goals, there should be an investigation into the cause. I’m sure (Liverpool manager Jurgen) Klopp will do it in the coming days and Liverpool don’t concede five goals. very rare.”
He concluded: “Sometimes in football all you have to do is put your hands up and admit that the opponent was better and today we witnessed the absolute greatness of Modric and Benzema (Real Madrid duo)”.