Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits he is experiencing one of his lowest spells as a manager

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits he is experiencing one of his lowest spells as a manager

Liverpool downed by Fulham

Liverpool welcomed Fulham to Anfield on Sunday afternoon, looking to put an end to their dismal recent losing streak at home.

Before the Fulham clash, the Reds had fallen to a historic five successive defeats at Anfield.

And, despite Scott Parker’s side sitting in the relegation zone, this run was only extended this weekend.

Fulham deservedly took the lead in the tie shortly before the break, after Mohamed Salah was dispossessed by Mario Lemina, who went on to fire the visitors into a lead which they hung on to for the remainder of the tie:

Jurgen Klopp experiencing low point

Their latest result means that the Merseysiders could slip as low as 9th in the English top-flight, should Tottenham and Aston Villa win their games in hand.

They could also end up seven points adrift of the top-four by the end of the current gameweek, if Chelsea beat Everton on Monday.

So, unsurprisingly, Jurgen Klopp, speaking post-Fulham, was drawn on his side’s awful run of late.

Speaking to BBC Sport, the German was asked if this is one of his lowest spells as a manager, to which the former Borussia Dortmund boss responded:

“I would wish to say no but yes it is. That’s not a problem. I don’t always have to have the best times.

“This team is an extreme team. We were extremely successful and now we have an extreme situation as well but we will fight through.”

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This article was edited by Conor Laird.

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# Team MP D P
1 Manchester City FC 27 39 65
2 Leicester City FC 28 16 53
3 Manchester United FC 27 21 51
4 Chelsea FC 27 17 47
5 Everton FC 26 6 46
6 West Ham United FC 26 9 45
7 Liverpool FC 28 11 43
8 Tottenham Hotspur FC 26 15 42
9 Aston Villa FC 26 11 40
10 Arsenal FC 27 7 38
11 Leeds United 26 -1 35
12 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 28 -9 35
13 Crystal Palace FC 27 -14 34
14 Southampton FC 27 -11 33
15 Burnley FC 28 -16 30
16 Newcastle United FC 27 -17 27
17 Brighton & Hove Albion FC 27 -8 26
18 Fulham FC 28 -11 26
19 West Bromwich Albion 28 -36 18
20 Sheffield United FC 28 -29 14
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 17
Kane, Harry Tottenham Hotspur FC 16
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United FC 16
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur FC 13
Bamford, Patrick Leeds United 13
Calvert-Lewin, Dominic Everton FC 13
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City FC 12
Gundogan, Ilkay Manchester City FC 11
Wilson, Callum Newcastle United FC 10
Watkins, Ollie Aston Villa FC 10
Rashford, Marcus Manchester United FC 9
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City FC 9
Barnes, Harvey Leicester City FC 9
Zaha, Wilfried Crystal Palace FC 9
Lacazette, Alexandre Arsenal FC 9
Aubameyang, Pierre-Emerick Arsenal FC 9
Maddison, James Leicester City FC 8
Ings, Danny Southampton FC 8
Soucek, Tomas West Ham United FC 8
Mahrez, Riyad Manchester City FC 7

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