Jurgen Klopp singles out Diogo Jota for praise after win v Arsenal

Jurgen Klopp singles out Diogo Jota for praise after win v Arsenal

Diogo Jota had a fabulous evening last night as he scored two goals to beat Arsenal and send Liverpool into the EFL Cup final at Wembley next month.

The Reds were the better side on Thursday night as they controlled Arsenal for much of the clash, with two goals being scored by the Portuguese without reply.

Indeed, it was a performance from him that showed we're still a big threat even without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, and Jurgen Klopp used his pre-match press conference ahead of the Crystal Palace game this weekend to issue praise for the former Wolves man:

 

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It was great to see Jota come to the fore last night.

He has been a top signing since arriving for Liverpool and this was perhaps his most important performance to date in a red (or yellow) shirt.

Indeed, if he can replicate that form in the final there is every chance that the Reds are going to beat Chelsea at Wembley.

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