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Jurgen Klopp furious at reporter’s Premier League table question after draw against Brighton 

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp came up with an angry response to a reporter’s question about the Reds’ position in the Premier League table after they dropped points during their 3-3 draw against Brighton at Anfield on Saturday.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp came up with an angry response to a reporter’s question about the Reds’ position in the Premier League table after they dropped points during their 3-3 draw against Brighton at Anfield on Saturday.

It was probably Liverpool’s most disappointing performance of the season. They went into the international break with a morale-boosting win against Ajax in the Champions League, but they looked like a completely different side in this match against Brighton as the defence looked in absolute shambles.

After seven games in the season, the Reds are placed in mid-table with just 10 points. They are now 11 points behind Arsenal, the team occupying the top spot in the Premier League table right now. Liverpool need to get their act together soon if they want to compete with the other big teams in the league.

Klopp was asked about whether he is taking any notice of Liverpool’s position in the league table right now, and the reporter didn’t get a pleasant response at all.

“For what reason? To feel even worse? I know we have 10 points, and that’s the reality,” Klopp told BBC Sport.

“I don’t hide from that. We have to go through that together and we will.”

“It would be a nice story if you can win this game,” he continued.

“Yes, not overly convincing, but a really strong opponent, in a completely different moment to us. And we always had problems against Brighton, a really good football team, they always really cause us problems,” Klopp added.

The way he acknowledged how Brighton have always troubled them showed how much Klopp respects his opponents. Liverpool did fight back from 2-0 down to take the game to a draw and that speaks a lot about the quality and character of the team.

The fans will be hoping to see Liverpool back at their brutal best soon, and Klopp will be busy devising ways to achieve that.