'A punch in the face': Klopp takes blame as Burnley rip up Anfield record
21-Jan-2021 23:08:18 | The Guardian
- Liverpool six points behind leaders Manchester United
- ‘To talk about the title race, how silly would that be?’
Jürgen Klopp shouldered the blame for Liverpool’s first league defeat at Anfield since April 2017, which he described as a “massive punch in the face”, and admitted it would be “silly” to talk about retaining the title now.
The defending champions’ 68-match unbeaten home run was ended by Ashley Barnes, whose penalty secured Burnley a first win at Anfield in 47 years. It left Liverpool without a win in five league games and having failed to score since the draw with West Brom on 27 December.
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