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We put up a big fight but now we go home - Liverpool boss Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes that the Reds put up a spirited display in the FA Cup fourth round replay defeat against West Ham United.

The Reds conceded a winner to Angelo Ogbonna in injury-time of extra-time to lose the tie 2-1 at Upton Park on Tuesday night after Philippe Coutinho had cancelled out Michail Antonio's opener.

While it was a disappointing result in the end, Klopp felt his youthful line-up put in everything only to come up short in East London.

"I thought they could play like that so I'm not surprised," said the German. "But the only reason we were here is to win the game and get to the next round.

"We did a lot of things really good, we played the game in the right direction. But the first real chance went to West Ham.

"Our goal was great, a high-quality goal from Coutinho. Then still we did well, created chances and put up a big fight.

"Then they got a free-kick, without a foul, and we concede a goal. So now we go home."

Vyom Chaudhary
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