In this room, 100% of the people present think that we have no chance.
If I'm the only one here who thinks we have a chance, that's fine with me
Jürgen Klopp's words were launched at a press conference yesterday, with the hope that the information entered the ears of his players without leaving them.
Hope is a very contrasting notion at present on the Liverpool side, which divides the optimistic and the resigned.
Klopp has chosen his side.
Overcoming a three-goal deficit (5-2 in the first leg in favor of Real Madrid) certainly seems unlikely, but for the German coach his players can obviously win.
We are here to try to win this game.
As difficult as it may seem, it is possible.
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The former Borussia Dortmund coach reminded us that his team is capable of the best and the worst this season – more often the worst all the same – so anything is possible.
Able to defeat Manchester United 7-0 before losing 1-0 at Bournemouth (18th in the Premier League) the following weekend.
If we were able to surprise ourselves negatively, we also surprised ourselves positively.
There have been ups and downs, so tomorrow (this Wednesday) we could be at the top again
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A great tactician, the native of Stuttgart has already begun his tactical and above all mental implementation before the match, with the aim of reversing the trend and eliminating the last Spanish representative from the C1.
Disturbing his adversary, boosting his troops, such was the ambition facing the journalists.
Klopp hopes that Carlo Ancelotti's men will be less inspired by being in front of the score.
Like Jean Monnet, Jürgen Klopp will no doubt say that he is not “
optimistic but rather determined
”, what is certain is that it will take a lot of determination to achieve the greatest feat of this 2022/2023 edition of the Champions League.