Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp Defends Loris Karius After Yet Another Goalkeeping Error

Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp Defends Loris Karius After Yet Another Goalkeeping Error

In Karius' second appearance since his error-strewn performance in last season's 3-1 Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid in May, the goalkeeper spilled Ollie Norburn's drilled free kick from close range that allowed Tranmere's Jonny Smith to swoop in and score.

And while his mistake yesterday afternoon will only add to the growing pressure on his shoulders, Klopp insists that his 'keeper will learn from his mistakes.

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"We can not change that".

'Loris conceded that goal, but we can not create a story after every mistake.

"You can stop (the criticism) by not asking, promise?" he told journalists at Tranmere. Our job is to support Loris, that's our part of the deal.


'It's obvious, we don't have to hide it, yes, he could have made that save.

'I've seen this situation at least 500 times in my life [when the ball] hits the chest [of a goalkeeper].

"Two brilliant footballers make mistakes but we only talk about one". I would say the second one but we don't talk about that.

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