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EPL: Hope Lovren, Mignolet can read criticism, says Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp

The Mersey side team have been under heavy criticism this season after the defensive woes continue to torment the club.

Edited by: India TV Sports Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: October 27, 2017 19:09 IST ]
Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Liverpool skipper Henderson argues with Matip and Lovren during a match.

Liverpool chief coach Jurgen Klopp said he won't let defender Dejan Lovren and goalkeeper Simon Mignolet lose confidence in themselves following the club's 1-4 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League (EPL). The Mersey side team have been under heavy criticism this season after the defensive woes continue to torment the club.

Centre back Lovren was substituted in the 31st minute, while Mingolet conceded four goals in Liverpool's last EPL fixture on Sunday.

"I would never let them down. Never would that happen. I hope they were smart enough not to read it (criticism). I am 50 and I am clear I don't read it. It does not help. It makes no sense," said Klopp as media reports suggest. 

"If people say we made a mistake, if people say that, we knew before. It is about reacting. If you do not feel well you have to change the situation. That is what we have to do," Klopp added. 

Liverpool who are currently placed ninth with 13 points in the EPL table will face Huddersfield on Saturday. 

(With IANS Inputs).

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