Liverpool Klopp Episode 6: Back in the USSR
If you aren't near a TV or don't have Fox Sports, you can catch Spanish coverage on ESPN3.com or you can get LiverpoolFC's audio feed from LiverpoolFC.com.
Anyway, Klopp has most of his normal 1st team out there with the exception of Lallana, Coutinho, Lucas and Skrtel on the bench. Unlike the League Cup match, Klopp has plugged in known quantities in Lovren, Allen, Ibe, and Benteke instead of the young and future prospects of the club.
At the half, pretty typical stat line with Liverpool dominating possession and shots but unfortunately as usual, 0-0.
UPDATE: Caught a handful of minutes at the end of the match. Ibe got the lone goal early in the second half. Late in the game Kazan was trying to mount some offense to equalize but LFC defenders held. LFC was shaky at times with some fouls that drew free kicks but they never gave up any howlers. Coach Klopp is clearly a gregarious fellow as he went onto the field to hug his players to celebrate their first win on European soil in a long time. The team seems to have a little extra spring in their step despite the heavy schedule of recent weeks.
Next up, a home match against Crystal Palace.
LFC under Klopp: 3-3-0