Jurgen Klopp was left perplexed as Liverpool had been crushed by Burnley in a match that appeared ‘unattainable to lose’ in his eyes.
Liverpool’s 68-match unbeaten run at dwelling within the Premier League was surprisingly ended by the Clarets, with Ashley Barnes’ late penalty all that separated the 2 sides.
However extra importantly, it means the Reds’ hopes of retaining the title have taken an enormous knock as they at the moment sit six factors behind leaders Manchester United.
Klopp’s aspect had a five-point cushion once they beat Crystal Palace 7-Zero on December 19 however no win of their 5 league matches since has seen them slip all the way down to fourth.
The group appears a shadow of the aspect that romped to the title final season and lifted the Champions League within the 2018/19 marketing campaign.
Nonetheless, Klopp shouldered all of the duty for his or her newest setback, insisting it was his fault Burnley received the higher of them.
He informed Sky Sports activities: “We misplaced a sport which I believe was really unattainable to lose however we did.
“And that’s my fault as a result of my job is to guarantee that the boys have the suitable emotions, the correct amount of confidence… and that clearly didn’t work out.
“We created some conditions however within the ultimate second we didn’t make the suitable choice and that’s the issue.
“It’s at all times my fault. The issues that don’t work are my fault, the issues that work are a credit score to the gamers… if I clarify which actions make sense and we don’t do them, I must make it clearer.
“I can’t imagine we misplaced it however it’s the reality and now we have to just accept that.”