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Fulham boss Marco Silva laments Liverpool defeat: Not good enough

Fulham boss Marco Silva says Liverpool deserved their win on Sunday.

The Reds won 3-1 after Fulham had pulled level through Timothy Castagne.

Silva said: “First half was good. A balanced first half, not one team on the front foot really.

“We knew how they were going to start, or try to start. I think we were solid, we were in a good shape.

“It was not a first half of many, many chances for both sides. Of course, they scored an excellent free-kick from Arnold, and our reaction was really good.

“I think we had some very good moments as well, some counter-attacks, some open play moments as well.

“Even under pressure we tried to build, and the result at half-time was fair because the reaction was good. I really think we deserved the equaliser and deserved the goal in that moment.

“When you expect the same intensity at the start of the second half, the way we conceded the goal was really hard for us to take. It was a good chance for us to make a good counter-attack down our left hand side, [but] we gave the ball away and they scored with a very good strike.

“And from that moment, I agree the reaction was not so good. It was not good enough, not like the first half reaction, and it was more difficult for us to create chances to equalise."

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