Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp reveals why Mo’ Salah, Andy Robertson and Sadio Mane were absent for FA Cup clash against Nottingham forest
Jurgen Klopp has vividly revealed why Mohamed Salah, Andy Robertson, Sadio Mane and Trent Alexander-Arnold were missing in their clash against Nottingham Forest.
Liverpool FC beat Nottingham forest 1-0 in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on Sunday, thanks to a 78th minute Diogo Jota winner.
The reds have qualified for the semifinals and also keping their hopes alive for a quadruple this season. Liverpool FC are to face Manchester City in the semi finals of the FA cup.
However, regular starters Mane, Robertson, Alexander-Arnold and Salah were missing from the starting lineup.
Speaking at a pre-match conference, the German manager revealed the reason for this, saying:
“They are in the quarter-final for a reason. Home games are useful for them. I think we know what to expect, hope we are ready for it. Robbo is ill, it’s finally got him.
“Mo’ felt an injury again. Sadio [Mane], they have some massive games coming up. Hopefully it works out.”
The international break comes at a good time for the Reds as they play their next fixture on 2 April.
Klopp also revealed that Alexander-Arnold has a hamstring injury that could take a longer time to recover from. He added:
“Trent is out with a hamstring, so will be out for England too. Not good news, we will see how long it takes”
Liverpool FC have beekloppn drawn against Manchester City in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.