Liverpool Boss Lauds ‘Phenomenal’ Skipper After Chelsea Win
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has showered high praise on club skipper Jordan Henderson following his performance in the win over London club Chelsea.
Klopp pointed out the impact of the England international midfielder while he was speaking with reporters after the all-important victory over Chelsea.
The Liverpool manager was impressed by his skipper’s performance against the Blues who lost to the Premier League leaders for the first time in seven games in the league.
Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah scored the goals for Liverpool who returned to the Premier League summit with the crucial victory.
English champions Manchester City had briefly gone to the top of the table with a commanding 3-1 win over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
The Citizens recorded a dominant win away from home against Crystal Palace to move one point clear of Liverpool before the Reds win over Chelsea.
Liverpool saw off Chelsea 2-0 with strikes from Mane and Salah within two second-half minutes.
Jordan Henderson provided the assist for the first goal from Mane before a Mohamed Salah thunderbolt against his former club wrapped up the win for the Reds.
Liverpool had not beaten Chelsea in six Premier League games before the home clash with the Blues on Sunday evening.