Klopp Aims Dig at Wenger After Liverpool Draw Chelsea on His 1,000th Game

Klopp Aims Dig at Wenger After Liverpool Draw Chelsea on His 1,000th Game

  • Jurgen Klopp oversaw his 1,000th game as manager in Saturday's 0-0 draw with Chelsea
  • The Liverpool manager while commenting on the milestone aimed a dig a former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
  • Wenger lost his millennium game as manager 6-0, against Jose Mourinho's Chelsea

Chelsea and Liverpool played out a boring goalless draw at Anfield in Saturday's lunchtime kick-off. The two teams sat ninth and tenth before the game, two top teams competing in a midtable clash.

The match was Jurgen Klopp's 1,000th game as manager and he would not be happy at the outcome and the manner with which his team played against fellow strugglers Chelsea.

Jurgen Klopp, Arsene Wenger, Liverpool, Chelsea, José Mourinho, Premier League.
Klopp and Wenger during their 1,000th game as managers, both against Chelsea. Photos by Laurence Griffiths/Shaun Botterill.
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He however found consolation in the fact that legendary Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger lost his 1,000th game in charge 6-0, against the same opponent, Jose Mourinho's Chelsea in 2014, as noted by Sport Bible.

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Klopp makes fun of Wenger

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was in a fun mood after his side drew 0-0 against Chelsea on his 1,000th game but he may have crossed the line by making fun of FIFA director of global development, Arsene Wenger.

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The German found a way to diffuse the situation around his side's performance by aiming at the former Arsenal boss, in a video posted on Twitter by Hayters TV.

Klopp managed his 1,000 games in between Mainz (270), Borussia Dortmund(319) and Liverpool(411) spending seven years at the former two but is in his eight year at Anfield, as revealed by Guardian.

As revealed by BBC Sports, he won 538 games, lost 222 and drew 240 including today's game against Chelsea. He won 11 major trophies.

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Klopp advised to drop Gakpo

Sports Brief earlier reported that Klopp was advised to drop Cody Gakpo from the starting 11 against Chelsea by former Arsenal player and Premier League pundit, Paul Merson.

The former Borussia Dortmund manager kept faith in his new man but he failed to impress in the 82 minutes he played, hitting the target just once in a comfortable save for Spanish goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.

The Dutch forward has struggled since his £36m move from PSV Eindhoven to Anfield. In four games he has not provided any attacking contribution and soon, questions will be asked of the standard of the Eredivisie for him to have amassed huge numbers.

Source: Sports Brief News