Brendan Rodgers gets a lot of unfair criticism.
In his defence he so nearly brought Liverpool their first league title since 1989 and more poignantly he was only knocked out of the FA Cup in the fourth round once.
Unlike Jurgen Klopp who has seen his side bow out of the tournament at this stage for the last three years in a row; all to teams that begin with W.
Yes that’s West Ham, Wolves and now West Brom who have all beaten Liverpool in the FA Cup fourth round, meaning Klopp has never got past that stage of the cup.
Losing 3-2 at home to Alan Pardew’s West Brom is never a good look, even if it is in the cup, but it’s even worse when you are the only team to beat Man City in the league this year and you’re playing what is essentially the first team.
Two goals from Jay Rodriguez and Joel Matip putting one into his own net sunk Liverpool and saw Klopp go full
David Brent Brendan Rodgers in his post-match interview.
Rodgers is full of gems when it comes to quotable lines and weird phrases that we are pretty sure no one has ever said before, but no says ‘we showed character’ quite like our man Brendan.
After going down to West Brom Klopp told reporters: “We made big mistakes and let them come back into the game. In the second half we showed character.”
Causing Liverpool fans to feel as if they had been transported back to 2013 and were watching Rodgers on top form.
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