A disappointed Jürgen Klopp said “the most positive thing was the result” after Liverpool could only draw 2-2 at newly-promoted Fulham. Despite the £85m signing Darwin Núñez’s contribution as a goalscoring substitute, the Liverpool manager felt his team had made an escape from Craven Cottage.
Aleksandar Mitrovic’s two goals were cancelled out by equalising strikes from Núñez and Mohamed Salah, but Klopp pronounced himself as a “12” on a 1-10 scale of disappointment. “The performance was a defeat,” Klopp said. “The result wasn’t a defeat but the performance was….