Jurgen Klopp used his programme notes ahead of Saturday evening’s clash with Watford to thank Liverpool fans for their amazing support at Manchester United last week.
The Reds were beaten 2-1 by Jose Mourinho’s troops in last Saturday’s showdown, but the 3000 travelling supporters they took to Old Trafford certainly made their presence felt as the club at least won the battle on the terraces.
Writing in his programme notes prior to Saturday’s Anfield clash with the Hornets, the German was eager to show his appreciation.
“I always go to thank the fans for their support after every game but at Old Trafford my gratitude was even stronger than usual,” he wrote..
“That was because the 3,000 Liverpool supporters in a crowd of almost 75,000 had somehow made themselves sound like there were 10 times as many in the away end.
“We heard them before the game, we heard them during the game and, most importantly of all, we heard them after the game when we needed them most.
“To hear them singing so loudly after the game had been lost gave me one of the strongest feelings I have had since I came here as manager.
“As well as pride at representing people who support Liverpool in this way, I also felt a powerful responsibility to bring them the success that they deserve.
“This is something that I feel every day and it will never go away but at that moment it felt as strong as ever.
“All of this is because the club is in a good way.”
Liverpool go into Saturday evening’s encounter protecting an unbeaten home record in the Premier League this season.
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