Klopp: It feels like a loss but it isn’t – it’s in our hands

Liverpool played out their second draw against Sevilla - this time with the reds squandering a three goal half time lead.

The reds had raced into the lead in just the 88th second of the match, the second quickest LFC goal in European history.

However Sevilla came out in the second half energised and for at least the first 20 minutes the reds failed to get any sort of input into the game.

Klopp was asked for his reaction immediately following the final whistle:

The most obvious is very good first half and not very good second half.  We stopped playing football in the second half - we let them come back and then with this crowd at their back then this can happen.  If it was the other way round when you can chase the game - if you are the winning team, the team in the lead, then you should avoid it.  And we didn't.

We had one weapon - playing football - and that's what we didn't do in the second half until we conceded the second goal.  Then we had our own chances but didn't use them.

In the two situations we were too late, not just Alberto, but the whole team in these situations.  They had the free kick and the penalty.  But the real problem is that we stopped playing football.  We had to close it.  In those 50 minutes it's a long time - you can score 10 times if you want.

We got passive, that's the problem.  We got too deep.  They fought back big credit to them but we have to do it differently.

This place, it would have been the same at Anfield yeah (if we had grabbed a goal back early).  It feels like a loss but it isn't we got a point.  There is a game to go and it's in our own hands but at the moment it feels really bad.

Sevilla travel to Maribor in the final game while Spartak Moscow visit Anfield.

A Liverpool win would see the reds top the group.  A draw would be good enough for the reds to secure qualification in either first or second position.

If Liverpool were to lose against Spartak Moscow then they would need Maribor to get a result against Sevilla - seemingly unlikely.

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