Ozan Kabak spoke of the “particular” feeling of winning in a Liverpool jersey for the primary time because the Reds make an enormous step in the direction of the Champions League quarter-finals.
The defensive disaster on Merseyside led to the signing of Kabak on loan from Schalke on the closing day and Turkey’s midfielder made his first look at Leicester as Liverpool succumbed to a third consecutive Premier League loss.
3-1 loss at King Energy Stadium above all else for Kabak after a collision with goalkeeper Alisson Becker, however the new arrival seemed much more sure as Liverpool returned to winning methods in Europe on Tuesday night time.
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RB Leipzig’s defenders seemed extra inclined within the first leg of the last 16-match draw in Budapest as Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane each benefited from a few errors to safe a 2-0 victory.
Kabak said liverpoolfc.com: “It was so particular to me as a result of it was my first clear sheet and my first victory on this shirt.
“I believe we played really well and we put all the pieces on the field. We received each challenge in midfield and I believe we deserve to win and I am so happy.
“Leipzig are an excellent team and second within the Bundesliga table, however I believe we managed the sport very well.
“Within the first half we had a whole lot of good probabilities and within the second half we scored due to their errors – however we had been already in management. I believe it is a very spectacular sport for us. ”
Though Alisson took over the defensive combine within the Midlands last Saturday, permitting Jamie Vardy to score as Leicester got here from behind to win, Kabak acknowledges it’s going to take time to settle into his new membership.
“I am a new player, I am a young player and there are a whole lot of stars right here,” the 20-year-old added. “I want a bit of time to regulate right here and with time I believe I will be higher.”
Liverpool are turning their consideration back to the domestic entrance as they try and arrest a lost striker who has seen them fall 13 points behind league leaders Manchester City.
Jurgen Klopp has admitted that their title defense is over however their fall has even seen them slip out of the top 4 forward of Everton’s visit to Merseyside on Saturday.
“Hopefully if we hold taking part in this manner, we are going to win our subsequent Premier League sport,” Kabak added.