Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed that he had to substitute Diogo Jota during the match against Inter Milan because the player developed a swollen ankle at half-time during
the Reds’ attack. In a 2-0 win over Inter, the German decided to substitute Jota at half-time and replace it with Roberto Firmino, before the Brazilian scored the goal to give the team a 1-0 lead.
After the game, Klopp revealed the reason for the replacement.
The Portugal international was withdrawn at half-time. Of the victory in the San Siro on Wednesday night before his replacement, Roberto Firmino, headed in the opening goal against the Italian champions.
Mohamed Salah scored goal number 24 of his campaign to double the advantage late on as the Reds put themselves firmly in control ahead of the second leg at Anfield next month.
Despite the positives. However, Klopp confirmed Jota was taken off. As a precaution after hurting his ankle.
“I was very happy with this game except that Diogo. Had to be removed from something in his ankle ligament,” Klopp said after the game. told to ufabet
“Let’s see, we still don’t know for sure. That he could continue playing like that was a good sign. But at halftime he was swollen so we had to replace him.
” In addition to this, it is a very good performance. I’m really happy.”