Jurgen Klopp admitted Liverpool’s first-half struggles left him questioning his facet – earlier than the Reds hit again to win at Wolves.
Andrew Robertson’s late strike and Hugo Bueno’s injury-time personal objective accomplished Liverpool’s 3-1 victory at Molineux.
Cody Gakpo had levelled earlier within the second half as Liverpool earned a 3rd comeback victory of the season and fourth straight win. They’re now unbeaten in 16 Premier League video games, stretching again to final season.
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Hwang Hee-Chan’s opener had put vibrant Wolves in command and solely a stunning miss from Matheus Cunha stopped them from including to their lead.
Klopp had criticised the early kick-off after the worldwide break – with Luis Diaz, Darwin Nunez, Alisson and Alexis Mac Allister all getting back from South America on Friday – and conceded he was nervous throughout a wretched first half.
He mentioned: “Within the first half I assumed ‘WTF?’ a few occasions. We weren’t prepared within the first half however Wolves did rather well.
“With these boys, a few of them we’ve had seven, eight, 9 weeks with, a few of them longer, I do know if they are often, they’re there. At present they couldn’t in plenty of moments.
“I do know in case you get via the primary half with an inexpensive outcome, you may flip it.
“The crew wanted assist and we may ship the assistance somewhat bit with the adjustments and alter of system. They have been utterly completely different halves.
“The identical gamers who appeared rusty within the first half, within the second half it appeared a lot simpler.
“Wolves performed a brilliant first half however within the second half we have been actually good and managed the sport.
“We stayed calm, there was no rush, 3-1 was a outcome I didn’t anticipate after 20 minutes however throughout the second half we deserved it.”
Wolves dominated early and Hwang grabbed a seventh-minute objective when he swept in Pedro Neto’s low cross.
Livewire Neto precipitated chaos and he gift-wrapped an opportunity for Cunha after 33 minutes when he breezed previous Joe Gomez to cross for the striker to miscue an unmarked header from 5 yards.
It stored Liverpool within the recreation and, after introducing Luis Diaz on the break, the guests levelled 10 minutes later.
Gakpo and Diaz managed to smuggle the ball to Salah on the appropriate and his low ball was turned in by the unmarked Gakpo.
Wolves misplaced all their first-half fearlessness, failing to create one other probability, nevertheless it took till the 86th minute for Liverpool to capitalise.
Jose Sa’s poor clearance fell for Robertson simply inside Wolves’ half. The defender burst ahead to swap passes with Salah and end from seven yards.
Harvey Elliott’s 20-yard strike then deflected off Bueno in stoppage time to seal victory.
Wolves boss Gary O’Neil mentioned: “Should you take a look at the 2 sides, the hole in high quality, it takes an enormous effort to shut that.
“I assumed we did for a really very long time. The organisation and construction managed to assist us bridge that hole.
“Once we have been on high we may have taken one or two of our good conditions.
“We have been digging in after which we make an odd resolution, create a little bit of chaos and concede the second objective.
“At 1-1 they’ve had plenty of the ball however we made an odd resolution and it value us a objective. Up till 80 minutes to have pushed Liverpool that shut was an excellent effort.
“We conceded a loopy second objective which is what I’ve been attempting to get out of the gamers since I’ve been right here.”