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Klopp tips Jurgen Klopp reveals his half-time advice as Liverpool blew Manchester United away

"I told them at half-time to play better. We started incredibly well and stopped playing football"

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Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool celebrates their side's victory after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on October 24, 2021 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool celebrates their side's victory after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on October 24, 2021 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool celebrates their side's victory after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on October 24, 2021 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp struggled to find the words to sum up his side's remarkable 5-0 win at Old Trafford, as he revealed he was still demanding more from his team at half-time.

After the Reds piled the pain onto United by storming into a 4-0 lead at half-time, the ruthless Klopp has some clear words of advice for his players as the gathered in the Old Trafford away team dressing room.

"I told them at half-time to play better," revealed Klopp. "We started incredibly well and stopped playing football. We controlled the game after the fifth, it was not about scoring more, just trying to get out without more injuries."

He went on to offer some more considered words on Liverpool's biggest win against their greatest rivals at Old Trafford.

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Cristiano Ronaldo and his United team-mates could do nothing about Liverpool on Sunday. (Martin Rickett/PA)

Cristiano Ronaldo and his United team-mates could do nothing about Liverpool on Sunday. (Martin Rickett/PA)

Cristiano Ronaldo and his United team-mates could do nothing about Liverpool on Sunday. (Martin Rickett/PA)

"What can I say? Did I expect that? No. What we did in the last third was insane," he stated. "Pressing high, winning balls, scored wonderful goals. I told them at half-time to play better. We started incredibly well and stopped playing football. We controlled the game after the fifth, it was not about scoring more, just trying to get out without more injuries.

"The result is insane, I asked if there was one like this in history and if there isn't then it will take a while. The players put a nice piece in the book. It is special but we don't celebrate like crazy, we have respect for the opponents. We were lucky in some moments, United are not in their best moment.

"Three points against a real opponent but you have to understand these games right. We got lost against Aston Villa and you have to learn off it. We smashes Crystal Palace once and the results are not interesting. I analyse the games, we can play better football and have to concentrate more.

"5-0, I couldn't be happier, it is exceptional. Absolutely outstanding. I have a few defeats in my mind which was not necessary but we won today so we drink beer on the way home."

Mohamed Salah fired a sensational hat-trick in Liverpool's rout, as he could not stop smiling in his post-match interview.

"I think it is great to win 5-0 here, we knew before the game it would be tough if we did not play our game," Salah told Sky Sports.

"We knew they will come and try to give everything so we had to give 100%.We just tried to play our football and play in between the lines to create more chances. We did that and were lucky to score.

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"As long as the team keep winning I am happy and to give my best to the team to win. The first goal I gave to Naby Keita to score.

"We know what it takes to win the Premier League, we did it two years ago. A big win here but still only three points.

"We try to win each game and try to win the title. We need to play to win everything. From our heads from pre-season, we need to win the Premier League and hopefully we go for that.

"After half-time we were talking in the dressing room to just keep going and score as many as we could."

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