Liverpool’s defence of their Champions League title hangs in the balance after Saul Niguez’s early strike gave Atletico Madrid an aggregate lead going into the second leg of their last-16 tie at Anfield.
The Reds were given a dose of their own medication as Atletico troubled and hassled throughout, limiting them to just two clear chances and no shots on target.
Those opportunities fell to Mohamed salah, who headed wide, and Jordan Henderson, whose hooked shot simply missed Jan Oblak’s far post.
Klopp replaced Sadio Mane and salah with Divock Origi and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain but neither created an impression.
Two-time finalists Atletico, who are on a poor run of form, survived to a fourth-minute lead given to them by Saul. The Spanish midfielder turned sharply to fireplace home after a corner came off the boot of Fabinho.
The second leg is on Wednesday, 11 March.
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