VIDEO: Klopp praises Diaz as an influential force during matches
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp heaped praise on Luis Diaz for his incredible goal against Bournemouth in August 2023. The match took place at Anfield as part of the Premier League matchday two fixture, where Liverpool emerged victorious with a 3-1 scoreline despite Bournemouth’s initial strong start.
Klopp’s team was in need of a catalyst to jumpstart their season following their 1-1 draw against Chelsea in the previous weekend. That’s when Luis Diaz stepped up and provided the much-needed inspiration. With a skillful flick of Diogo Jota’s cross, he executed an acrobatic overhead kick that found the bottom corner of the net, leaving everyone in awe.
“When Lucho is fit, there’s no doubt about his exceptional quality,” Klopp commented during the post-match press conference. He couldn’t help but express his admiration for the goal Diaz scored, emphasizing its exceptional nature. Klopp also acknowledged the challenges Diaz faced in the tough second half, particularly due to his involvement in the new midfield setup.
Despite the difficulties, Diaz’s performance remained top-class and he posed a significant threat to the opposition throughout the game. Klopp made it clear that Diaz is in a great moment form-wise, leaving no room for doubt about his contribution to the team.