An 87th-minute header from defender Diego Llorente gave Leeds United a 1-1 dwelling draw with Liverpool within the Premier League on Monday (April 19) after the house facet staged a protest towards the breakaway Super League previous to the kickoff. Leeds gamers got here out for his or her warm-up carrying shirts emblazoned with the slogan ‘Earn It’ beneath the Champions League emblem – a reference to the truth that the proposed 20-club Super League can have 15 everlasting members with no relegation.
The consequence left Liverpool sixth on 53 factors from 32 video games, one behind fifth-placed Chelsea who’ve a recreation in hand and two adrift of West Ham United in fourth. Leeds stayed tenth on 46 factors.
Sadio Mane fired Liverpool forward within the thirty first minute when he steered the ball into an empty web from 15 metres after Trent Alexander-Arnold beat Leeds goalkeeper Illan Meslier to a protracted Diogo Jota move and squared it to the Senegalese ahead.
Roberto Firmino got here near including a second shortly after the break however Leeds then pegged again the guests and missed a number of probabilities earlier than Llorente rose above his markers to move dwelling a Jack Harrison nook. Substitute Mohamed Salah had scuffed a close-range shot huge for Liverpool moments earlier than Llorente scored his first purpose for Leeds and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain spurned a gilt-edged likelihood to grab a stoppage-time winner for the guests.
Don’t blame the gamers for Super League, says Liverpool coach Klopp
Liverpool supervisor Juergen Klopp mentioned he and his squad had discovered concerning the membership`s involvement in plans for a breakaway Super League solely on Sunday and urged offended followers to not blame the gamers. The German, who has spoken out up to now towards a European Super League, advised Sky Sports tv that his opinion had not modified since 2019 when he mentioned he hoped it by no means occurred.
“I heard first hand about it yesterday,” he mentioned forward of Monday’s Premier League recreation at Leeds United. “We obtained some data, not quite a bit to be sincere. Most of the issues you may learn in newspapers or wherever.
“It’s a tough one. People are not happy with that, I can understand that. But I cannot say a lot more about it because we were not involved in any processes, not the players, not me. We didn’t know about it.”
Twelve of Europe’s high soccer golf equipment introduced on Sunday they had been launching a breakaway Super League within the face of widespread opposition from inside the recreation and past. Liverpool have gained the Champions League, or earlier European Cup, six occasions with Klopp celebrating success in 2019.
Klopp mentioned his purpose as a supervisor was all the time to teach a staff within the Champions League and he appreciated the truth that a membership like West Ham United, not one of many 12, might play within the event subsequent 12 months in the event that they completed within the high 4 in England.
“I don’t want them to, because we want to do that, but I like that they have the chance,” mentioned Klopp, whose facet have struggled to breed the shape that earned them the Premier League title final season.
The German mentioned Liverpool was ‘much more than some decisions’ and the supporters and the staff had been an important a part of the sport. “We have to make sure that really nothing gets in between that,” he added. “I heard we took banners down at Anfield but I don’t understand that because the players didn’t do anything wrong. The boys didn’t do anything wrong apart from not winning all football games. I really want to make sure that everyone knows that.”
Klopp mentioned he recognised some issues needed to change in soccer, and governing our bodies UEFA and FIFA mustn’t simply resolve issues. “FIFA wants a Club World Cup, whenever that should be. That’s about money, nothing else,” he mentioned. “It happens, it’s not only these (breakaway) clubs.”
২৪X৭ নিউজ বেঙ্গল এ সবার আগে পড়ুন ব্রেকিং নিউজ। থাকছে দৈনিক টাটকা খবর, খবরের লাইভ আপডেট। সবচেয়ে ভরসাযোগ্য বাংলা এবং ইংলিশ খবর পড়ুন ২৪X৭ নিউজ বেঙ্গল এর ওয়েবসাইটে। নিয়মিত খবরে থাকতে লাইক করুন ফেসবুকে ও ফলো করুন টুইটারে।
‘রঙ’ ছাড়া সংবাদ খুঁজে পাওয়া কঠিন। কোন খবরটা ‘খাচ্ছে’? সেটাই কি শেষ কথা? নাকি আসল সত্যিটার নাম ‘সংবাদ’! ‘ব্রেকিং’ আর প্রাইম টাইমের পিছনে দৌড়তে গিয়ে দেওয়ালে পিঠ ঠেকেছে সত্যিকারের সাংবাদিকতার। অর্থ আর চোখ রাঙানিতে হাত বাঁধা সাংবাদিকদের। কিন্তু, গণতন্ত্রের চতুর্থ স্তম্ভে ‘রঙ’ লাগানোয় বিশ্বাসী নই আমরা। আর মৃত্যুশয্যা থেকে ফিরিয়ে আনতে পারেন আপনারাই। সোশ্যালের ওয়াল জুড়ে বিনামূল্যে পাওয়া খবরে ‘ফেক’ তকমা জুড়ে যাচ্ছে না তো? আসলে পৃথিবীতে কোনও কিছুই ‘ফ্রি’ নয়। তাই, আপনার দেওয়া একটি টাকাও অক্সিজেন জোগাতে পারে। স্বতন্ত্র সাংবাদিকতার স্বার্থে আপনার স্বল্প অনুদানও মূল্যবান। পাশে থাকুন।
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