-Is there any manager as close to his players as that man Jurgen Klopp? Possibly not
-Liverpool squandered a two-goal cushion to lose a game 4-3 to in form Bournemouth
-The Liverpool manager decided it was time for his team to learn from the very best
Liverpool players turned to fans on Tuesday night, as they were treated to a rare occasion of watching a live Barcelona match.
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Barcelona were taking on German outfit Borussia Mönchengladbach in the final game of the group stage of the UEFA champions League, and comprehensively thrashed the poor Germans 4-0.
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A goal from maestro Leo Messi and a hat trick from Arda Turan ensured the Spanish Champions finished top of the group, ahead of Manchester City.
While the result was far from surprising, there were some strange faces among the spectators, as cameras focused on Liverpool players who were intent on watching Barcelona preserve their clean sheet.
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Like a proper teacher, Klopp was also among the fans, intently analyzing the game, and hoping that the players could learn a thing or two from the Catalan giants.
The Liverpool manager, who replaced Brendan Rodgers a little over a year ago, has transformed the Merseyside club tremendously and his attacking mentality has seen Liverpool have a genuine go at the title with the other favorites.
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But, as any other masters in their craft, Klopp believes there is always room for improvement hence the need for the fairly unusual team gathering.
Watch Liverpool’s highlights against Bournemouth below:
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