Klopp: Alexander-Arnorld Showed Balls To Take Free-Kick

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Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp says youngster, Trent Alexander-Arnorld showed balls to step up and take the free kick that helped them to their 2-1 win over Hoffenheim.

The teenager scored a freekick in the first half to put Liverpool one goal up in the first leg of their UCL playoff.

It was the first senior goal of Alexander-Arnold’s career, and left his boss over the moon.

“He is an incredible young player,” Klopp said following the match.

“I have to say for an 18-year-old who has the balls to take a free-kick like that, it is rather more exciting and interesting for me than a little mistake he makes.

“It was a bit lucky as the wall didn’t jump but it was a very good free-kick and very important for us.

“It was an intense game for Trent. He still has some things to learn. He thought their goal was offside but it was unfortunately not offside.

“Trent is a great player and I have to say I’d rather win 2-1 than 1-0.”



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