Klopp talks about Mohamed Salah’s return to Liverpool after injury and his canceled goal

said Jurgen Klopp, head coach of the team LiverpoolThe canceled goal of Egyptian international Mohamed Salah against Sparta Prague in the Czech Republic was not offside in the match that ended with the Reds winning by five goals to one, which was held between them on Thursday evening, at the “Stadion Letna” stadium, within the first leg of the round of 16 of the European League championship for the current season 2023. -24.

Sparta Prague vs Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp said in statements after the match about Mohamed Salah’s goal, which was ruled out for offside: “Mohamed’s goal was exceptional. We checked the matter and it was not offside.”

Regarding replacing Joe Gomez, Jurgen Klopp said: “He is fine and we replaced him because he played a lot of matches and we have many players on the bench.”

The Liverpool coach stressed about Ibrahima Konate’s injury: “We don’t know yet. He told me when he passed me at that moment, ‘I thought if I did another fast sprint, it might be bad.“. So, he said it should be okay, but we don’t know.)

Sparta Prague vs Liverpool

The goals of the Spartak Prague match against Liverpool were scored by Mac Allister, Darwin Nunez, Luis Diaz, and Soboslai in the 6th, 25th, 45th, 53rd, and 94th minutes, respectively, for the Reds, while the home team’s only goal was scored by Connor Bradley, an own goal. By minute 46.

Egyptian international Mohamed Salah participated in the 74th minute of the match that was held between them on Thursday evening, after returning from the injury he had previously suffered last month with the Reds.

Liverpool, led by German Jurgen Klopp, enters today’s match looking for the three points and achieving its first victory on the same field, where they previously faced each other in the round of 32 of the European League in 2011.

Jurgen Klopp is counting on a number of his players in the front line, most notably the trio Darwin Nunez, Luis Diaz, and Harvey Elliott, to achieve victory and dismantle the opponent’s defenses to take a step closer to the quarter-finals of the tournament.

Liverpool, the top club in the English Premier League, is seeking to win the continental title this season to compensate for last year’s failures locally and continentally and to continue the excellent version of the current season, whether in the Premier League or other local tournaments.

History of Sparta Prague’s confrontations against Liverpool

Historically, the two teams met in two matches before, in the European League in 2011, and the Reds were able to achieve a goalless draw away from home before achieving victory in the return match with a clean goal at that time and qualifying for the round of sixteen at that time.

The Liverpool teams are scheduled to meet against Sparta Prague at 10 pm next Thursday at Anfield in the second leg of the round of 16 of the European League.

Liverpool is far ahead of Sparta Prague in marketing value with 868 million euros, compared to only 54 for the home team, while Hungarian Soboszlai tops the list of the most expensive players with a value of up to 75 million, according to the “TransferMarket” global network.

Jurgen Klopp wants to bid a proper farewell to the team and that his last match with the team will be the final match of this tournament, which will be held in Dublin..

Liverpool is making good performances this season, as it leads its group in the Europa League with 12 points collected from winning 4 matches and losing 2 matches. It is also at the top of the English Premier League club standings with 63 points, one point ahead of Manchester City.

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