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Spain: 'Valverde did everything right and I did everything wrong' - Klopp after Liverpool's 3-0 defeat02:21

Spain: 'Valverde did everything right and I did everything wrong' - Klopp after Liverpool's 3-0 defeat

Spain, Barcelona
May 2, 2019 at 03:52 GMT +00:00 · Published

Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp was disappointed but proud after a humbling away 3-0 defeat against Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday.

"Whatever happens these boys, I really I couldn't be more proud. I've been over the result and people who didn't see the game will say strange things about it but it is all good," said Klopp, referring also to the still undecided race for the Premier League.

Klopp praised Barcelona head coach Ernest Valverde claiming that "he did everything right and I did everything wrong. That's in football like this. But we both will still carry on probably."

He also had admiring words for Messi, who scored twice, with his second goal coming from a free kick: "in these moments he is unstoppable, we couldn't defend the free kick. What a strike! And he is a world class player. He is outstanding."

Next Tuesday Liverpool will host Barcelona for the second leg of the semi-final.

Spain: 'Valverde did everything right and I did everything wrong' - Klopp after Liverpool's 3-0 defeat02:21
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Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp was disappointed but proud after a humbling away 3-0 defeat against Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday.

"Whatever happens these boys, I really I couldn't be more proud. I've been over the result and people who didn't see the game will say strange things about it but it is all good," said Klopp, referring also to the still undecided race for the Premier League.

Klopp praised Barcelona head coach Ernest Valverde claiming that "he did everything right and I did everything wrong. That's in football like this. But we both will still carry on probably."

He also had admiring words for Messi, who scored twice, with his second goal coming from a free kick: "in these moments he is unstoppable, we couldn't defend the free kick. What a strike! And he is a world class player. He is outstanding."

Next Tuesday Liverpool will host Barcelona for the second leg of the semi-final.

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