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Liverpool boss Klopp explains dropping Firmino, Salah for Burnley defeat

Jurgen Klopp says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Divock Origi deserved to start Thursday's loss to Burnley.

Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah were relegated to the bench, but were both brought on in the second-half.

Asked about his decision, Klopp said: "It's a reaction to the quality in the squad that we have to use.

"We've got a lot of games and we need to make changes. That's the only reason.

"Ox and Divock have trained really well these last few weeks so we need to use them."

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