Klopp's chaos theory lacks control: Why Liverpool won't win the Premier League

“If you can sort that defence out,” one journalist opined in Jurgen Klopp’s post-match press conference following his side’s topsy-turvy 4-2 triumph over Crystal Palace on Saturday evening, “then Liverpool really are title contenders.”

“We will,” came Klopp's response. “They can defend really well. It’s normal. I know after this game that everybody will talk about this but inside the football team I think it’s not pretty new for you.

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Greg Lea

Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).