PSG are favourites against Liverpool - Klopp

Liverpool's Roberto Firmino goes off injured after being struck in the face during the FA Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and Liverpool FC at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe  P

"The performance was better than the result", Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said.

"Obviously we came up short in the final but every game we went into I felt we were good enough as a team to win. Now we have to do it again and again".

The Reds picked up a fifth straight Premier League win by beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on Saturday afternoon, and they will now look to claim a statement win over PSG tonight.

"So another 30 hours roundabout until the game and we will see how it develops".

"I think we got a lot of respect because of the way we played last season and I think everyone who saw the final saw that we could have won it against a side in a completely different moment", he added.

Liverpool get their latest Champions League campaign underway at Anfield on Tuesday evening when they take on the French title winners Paris Saint Germain, but they will be without a host of players for the match.

That leaves Klopp with Daniel Sturridge as the only option to spearhead the attack for his team, when PSG come visiting. Now we won a few games, that's good, but it doesn't change anything for us.

Neymar is also well rested for PSG's group-stage opener in the Champions League.

He made 28 league appearances for PSG, scoring twice before being loaned to Fiorentina in 2013 and then moved to a plethora of different clubs, he is now playing for Kitchee Sports Club in Hong Kong.

"You also can't forget that there's a guy up front called Firmino who works like an animal for us and makes things easier".

Juan Bernat tripped Georginio Wijnaldum in the area, allowing the No.7 to step up and plant a firm spot-kick into the bottom-right corner of the Kop-end net. Amusing. I haven't seen it back, I only saw the situation from 60 yards away so I've no clue what exactly happened.

"But it's something with the eye and for sure in the moment it's not comfortable for him. But we will see".

The Brazil forward was eventually forced off, holding a pad to his eye, and was sent to hospital for further checks which confirmed an abrasion but no threat of lasting damage.

"Firmino travelled back to Merseyside separately from his teammates with club doctor Andy Massey following the positive assessment".

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