(BUTERS ROW) – Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp on Sunday reprimanded Britain’s broadcasters Sky and BT for causing another player to be injured in the match’s shadowing.
Asked by Sky Sports why he was waiting for his side’s 3rd win in the 89th minute to make two of their three places at Leicester City, Klopp started a round about the frequency of games.
“Why do we change late because we have to constantly think that someone will come down when they get injured. We can’t change quickly, because we change quickly and the other is injured, and you have nine players,” Klopp said. When you finish the game, “said Klopp. .
“It’s all about the players, it’s about the England players, it’s about all the players who will play in the European Championships next summer – if you don’t start talking to (Sky) BT, we’re done.”
The Covid-19 epidemic ended late last season and the current campaign was cut short.
The 53-year-old German believes that the schedule of Champions League matches, which are broadcast by BT, and the Premier League, which is broadcast by Sky and BT, is putting pressure on players and causing injuries. Is.
“If we continue to play on Wednesday and Saturday at 1230, I’m not sure you will end the season with 11 players. All the top six are the same, but I know you (the broadcasters) don’t care, and that’s the problem, “Klopp told Sky.
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Already a number of players have been ruled out due to injuries, including influential center-back Virgil Van Dijk and Joe Gomez and midfielders Jorਨn Henderson and Thiago Alcantara. Had to change.
“People tell us we can hang out – who? We have offensive players, the rest of the kids. It’s like this. It’s all right, we fight with what we do, but if you (the broadcaster) don’t talk. When you start doing it, you will see what happens, “he said.
“We can’t change 10, 11 positions, it’s not possible. We just can’t show, we have to win football games.”
Klopp said the epidemic had forced football to make a number of changes over the past few months and rejected suggestions that it would be difficult to adjust the schedule to give squads more time to recover.
“It’s really difficult for the players, that’s the problem – the rest is just a decision at an office desk,” he said.
(Reporting by Philip O’Connor; Editing by Toby Davis)