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Fulham glory Roy Keane declares Liverpool are in a crisis as Jurgen Klopp sums up yet another defeat

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Jurgen Klopp reacts during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Fulham at Anfield. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Jurgen Klopp reacts during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Fulham at Anfield. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Jurgen Klopp reacts during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Fulham at Anfield. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admitted his side are in a desperate position after they lost their SIXTH home game in a row in the Premier League.

The outgoing Premier League champions saw they inexplicable downward spiral continued unabated as Mario Lemina’s first Fulham goal was enough for a 1-0 Premier League win as the struggling Cottagers gave their own survival hopes a massive boost.

Just when Jurgen Klopp thought things could not get any worse, after Thursday’s defeat to Chelsea brought up an unwanted club record, they did as he experienced his first loss against a promoted side which consigned the Reds to yet another home defeat.

"We never had a momentum in the season," admitted Klopp. "You can see it’s still in the boys. They still have it all but at the moment can’t show it. It would be a masterpiece to find out how we change that overnight.

“They wanted it more? It’s easy to judge. They have won it so they wanted it more, but I don’t think that’s a problem.

“But luckily we have a different competition in three days, and hopefully we can show a different face.

“We had to make changes today because some of the players were just not able to go again.

“I don’t have to stand here and say we are fighting for this or that. We have enough to do just fighting for three points.

“It’s not about a proper target now, we have to win football games and that’s what we’ll try to do. It’s a tough one to take for all of us.”

“There were moments we could have had more of an impact on the game. Conceding that goal before half-time was a massive blow. We tried to react and the boys showed that. In the end we don’t score goals and that’s a big problem."

Sky Sports analyst Roy Keane joined the chorus of dismay over Liverpool's desperate demise, as he admitted Klopp's side are now in a deep crisis.

“To me they are not playing as a team, they are not a team,” said former Ireland and Manchester United captain Keane.

“It’s obviously crisis time for Liverpool now. They are not playing as a team and that should be the manager’s biggest worry.

“It’s amazing what’s happened to this Liverpool team, they are a shadow of themselves.”

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