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Jurgen Klopp conceded that Liverpool’s victory over Crystal Palace was down to a stroke of luck, especially after what he described as a “really bad” first 76 minutes at Selhurst Park.

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Speaking to TNT Sports, Klopp acknowledged that Crystal Palace initially displayed low confidence levels, providing Liverpool with opportunities they failed to capitalize on. He noted the team’s struggle to control the game, attributing it to the challenges of intense weeks and a tricky first half.

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In his post-match press conference, Klopp emphasized the element of luck in their win, stating, “I am a very happy manager in this moment, and I know we were lucky as well.” He recognized the significance of winning even when the team is not at its best, highlighting the crucial role luck plays in achieving success.

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Klopp pointed out the turning point when Crystal Palace’s Jordan Ayew received a red card, leading to Liverpool’s equalizer through Mohamed Salah and Harvey Elliott’s late match-winning goal. He credited the impact of substitutes, stressing their influence in turning the game around in the last 15-20 minutes.

The manager acknowledged that Liverpool deserved the victory in the final minutes, but prior to that, he admitted the team deserved nothing. Klopp also touched on the VAR decisions, acknowledging that decisions could have gone against them, including the penalty incident involving Crystal Palace’s Jarell Quansah and Jean-Philippe Mateta.

Ultimately, Klopp recognized the pivotal role of luck in the game but praised the team’s resilience and the impactful contributions of substitutes during the crucial moments.

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