No goals for a year! Diogo Jota's disastrous form is yet another Liverpool problem for Jurgen Klopp to deal with
At the final whistle, Jurgen Klopp made a beeline for Kai Havertz, throwing his arms around the Chelsea forward like a sympathetic parent. Maybe it was simply a gesture of gratitude. Liverpool, after all, had somehow escaped Stamford Bridge with a goalless draw and Havertz, having squandered a series of chances to deepen the Reds’ crisis, was as responsible as anybody for that fact.
More likely, though, is that this was Klopp, a genuine football man, recognising a player under pressure, a player low on confidence, in need of an arm around his shoulder and a few kind words.
Whatever the motivation, Havertz seemed to appreciate his countryman’s decency, but Liverpool have their own misfiring forward to worry about at the moment.
Klopp’s next bear hug at Stamford Bridge was reserved for Diogo Jota, but the Portugal international's struggles are a head-scratcher for his manager, and need sorting if Liverpool are to return to anything like their former glories.