Jurgen Klopp’s manager Jurgen Klopp was tongue-tied when Kaoru Mitoma scored.
Liverpool lost 1-2 to Brighton in the 4th round (roof of 32) of the 2022-23 season of the English FA Cup held at the Amex Stadium in Brighton, England on the 29th at 10:30 pm (Korean time). As a result, Liverpool failed to advance to the 5th round (round of 16) and were eliminated from the competition.
Two teams with opposite atmospheres met. First of all, Liverpool lost their pride this season as they fell to the middle of the English Premier League (EPL) amidst big and small injuries. On the other hand, Brighton has boosted its confidence by repeating its recent undefeated streak despite the change in manager Graham Porter’s departure to Chelsea and manager Roberto De Gervi’s mid-term appointment.
Liverpool started with Harvey Elliott, Cody Gakpo, Mohamed Salah, Thiago Alcantara, Andy Robertson, Trent-Alexander Arnold and Alisson. Brighton faced off with Evan Ferguson, Mithoma, Danny Welbeck, Soli March, Alexis McAllister, Lewis Dunk and Tariq Lampt. Both teams had partial rotations, but were close to elite members.
It was intense from the first half. Liverpool took the lead with an Elliott goal in the 30th minute of the first half, but Brighton quickly followed up with a dunk equalizer in the 39th minute of the first half. After entering the second half, Klopp substituted James Milner, Darwin Núñez, Jordan Henderson, and Fabinho, but was driven into a crisis without creating any significant chances against Brighton led by De Jerby. 토토사이트
A theatrical goal was scored just before the end of the game. Brighton free kick situation in the second half of extra time. After the cross delivered by Gross, a premarital situation ensued. After Mitoma trapped the ball, he hit the net with a shot aimed at the other side. It was a goal that showed his composure in front of the gate.
In the end, Liverpool were knocked out of the FA Cup by Brighton. “I’m back here after a few weeks. We played better, but we conceded twice from set pieces and it’s not acceptable in any way,” Klopp said with his head down.
There was also a mention of Mitoma. Klopp said, “The left side was fine because I helped Robertson, but Arnold on the right side didn’t help. Mitoma was really good, so of course it was difficult.” Mitoma, who scored a theatrical goal, and Arnold, who was substituted out after suffering from Mitoma throughout the game, were mixed in joy and sorrow.