Jürgen Klopp had expected the question after the fateful giants rotation already, he was well prepared for it. “Almost all of the players that were not on this evening here,” the team Manager of Liverpool FC customized according to the early From in the FA Cup, the numerous Changes, “complained actually about any problems”. Klopp counted them all, he pondered for a moment and then came again to the conclusion: “There was no other Chance.”

The leaders of the English Premier League, had shone in this season so far, with a refreshing tempo football, also lost, therefore, when newly promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers 1:2 (0:1). In the third round of the competition, it was the second defeat in this calendar year, which, however, was not with the League broke the pursuers Manchester City four days earlier, comparable.

nine positions, Klopp had changed his starting line-up. Because a few of his proteges got a cold, the bed had to, or – as the attacker Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane – your batteries should charge. And probably Klopp saw in his decision, after only six minutes and confirmed.

indeed, Since limped Dejan Lovren, one of the also not at all planned, and only in the short term, a lot of players called, with a thigh injury. “I would not have used him from the beginning, and Ki-Jana Hoever, I’d been accused of, to take the competition seriously,” said Klopp.

the debut of a sixteen-year-old

The 16-year-old Hoever celebrated his Comeback thus just after kick-off, the Youngster Curtis Jones and Rafael Camacho gave their debut. “Not because we wanted to break the world record for the youngest starting line-up,” said Klopp once more, “but because we think that the boys are good”.

In Wolverhampton is not enough of this quality on this day. The goal from Raul Jimenez (38.) and Ruben Neves (55.) in accordance with the interim compensation of Divock Origi (51.) ensured that Klopp needs to get his first title with the Reds in another competition.