‘It is about digging in and discovering a technique to win’: Skipper Jordan Henderson admits his Liverpool crew needed to come by way of powerful moments to seal comeback win over Aston Villa and maintain the title stress on Manchester Metropolis
- Liverpool stored their Premier League title hopes alive by beating Aston Villa 2-1
- Henderson stated that they did nicely to ‘dig in’ and get a outcome after going 1-0 down
- Douglas Luiz opened the scoring for Aston Villa however Joel Matip clawed one again
- Nevertheless, Henderson credited Sadio Mane’s unimaginable objective for the three factors
- The Liverpool captain praised his team-mate’s work fee on and off the ball
Jordan Henderson was pleased with Liverpool‘s efficiency in opposition to Aston Villa on Tuesday night and credited Sadio Mane‘s ‘unimaginable’ winner for serving to them maintain their Premier League title hopes alive.
Liverpool went 1-0 down in opposition to Villa in third minute of their conflict at Villa Park. Henderson stated they knew it was going to ‘powerful’ heading into the sport however claimed the ‘boys did nicely to dig in’ and get a outcome.
He additionally heaped reward on Mane for ‘the quantity of labor he does for the crew off the ball’ and the objectives he scores on the ball – claiming it was the Senegal worldwide who ‘acquired Liverpool the three factors’.
Jordan Henderson is proud Liverpool have been capable of keel their title hopes alive by beating Villa
Douglas Luiz opening the scoring for Aston Villa early on however Joel Matip managed to claw one again for the guests simply three minutes later.
Nevertheless, it was Mane who offered Liverpool with the winner within the sixty fifth minute to maintain their Premier League title hopes alive.
Talking about Liverpool’s efficiency after the sport, Henderson stated: ‘The boys have been unimaginable for a protracted time frame and tonight [Tuesday] was no totally different.
Liverpool went 1-0 down after Douglas Luiz opened the scoring for Aston Villa early on
Nevertheless, Henderson stated Liverpool did nicely to ‘dig in’ and rating – because of Joel Matip
‘We knew it might be a troublesome recreation coming right here in opposition to crew and we knew there could be powerful moments however it’s about digging in, maintaining going and discovering a technique to win and the boys have been unimaginable once more tonight and we acquired the three factors.
‘It was a bit frantic and because the recreation went on I felt we did that [got more control], scored a few objectives and general it was efficiency.’
He went on to gush about his team-mate and heap reward on the Senegal worldwide for his contribution on not simply Tuesday night, however your complete season.
The Liverpool captain stated: ‘Sadio Mane’s performances have all the time been unimaginable. The quantity of labor he does for the crew off the ball, defending on the finish and however he has the standard in and across the field. It was an unimaginable end and he will get us the three factors.’
He additionally praised Mane – who scored the winner – for ‘the quantity of labor he does for the crew
Henderson went on to replicate on the remainder of Liverpool’s season and stated they have to ‘focus’ heading into their remaining fixtures.
‘It was all the time going to be powerful and we have now to maintain going. We’re in the identical place as we have been earlier than the sport. It was a giant recreation and one other three factors,’ he stated.
‘We focus on what we have to do. It’s one other massive recreation on the weekend, the FA Cup last and we have now to recuperate for that. It’s out of our management [in the Premier League], we don’t have to waste vitality on that.’
Jurgen Klopp’s aspect will tackle Chelsea subsequent within the last of the FA Cup on Saturday night. They may then face Southampton of their subsequent Premier League fixture.