Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has backed his shot stopper Loris Karius after a shock 4-3 defeat to Bournemouth on Sunday.
The loss ended Liverpool’s 15 match unbeaten run as Eddie Howe’s side recovered from 1-3 down to win a seven goal thriller at the Vitality stadium.
“He [Karius] is yet to convince me in any game,” Carragher said after the game. “It’s still early days but he would need a massive improvement.”
“No problem. If you make mistakes you get criticised,” Klopp responded. “I’m sure somebody has criticised Jamie Carragher in his career.”
Klopp then defended Karius’ role in the goal, where he initially saved Ake’s first rebounded effort, insisting he was unfortunate.
“The last goal was not a lucky situation for goalkeeper,” Klopp admitted. “Loris would have made a really decent save, this says nothing about him.”
Liverpool missed the chance to hold 2nd position as Arsenal leapfrogged them after a thumping victory over West Ham.
Chelsea have now opened up a 3 point lead as they sit comfortably on top of the Premier league.