"A great goal" - Jurgen Klopp on Darwin Nunez's appearance at Craven Cottage

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was pleased with how Darwin Nunez performed against Fulham at Craven Cottage last weekend.

The striker scored a goal and registered an assist on his Premier League debut.

With that being the case, Klopp praised Nunez post-game.

“All fine, that’s how it should be. In a situation like that when we don’t really find a way in front of the goal, you need this extra determination, and the difference as well, it makes it difficult for the opponent obviously," he told Liverpoolfc.com, as quoted by Anfield Watch's Twitter account.

“Yes, a great goal, could have scored another one as well, maybe two – crazy. So, he is involved in a lot of goal-scoring situations – that's really cool and that's where we have to bring him up. Now imagine we would play good, how often we could set him up then?

“Because that was obviously our main problem, that our delivery was most of the time not good enough, and that was alright – we had massive chances, it's crazy.

“If I would watch it back, if you watch highlights, you could misunderstand this game completely because we had a few really good situations, but between these situations we just didn't play well.”

Anfield Watch Verdict

Nunez did not start against Fulham. He came on for Roberto Firmino early on during the second half.

Nunez's impact on the game was there for everyone to see. Therefore, we would not be surprised if he started against Crystal Palace at Anfield next Monday night.

Liverpool signed Nunez from Benfica for a transfer fee of €100 million, which means that there is a bit of pressure on him.

So, it was nice to see the forward play well last week. But, there is no denying that Nunez still has plenty of work to do if he wants to show why Liverpool paid such a hefty fee for his services.

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