Andy Robertson, left-back for Liverpool, hailed teammate Joe Gomez after the Reds’ victory against Newcastle United on Sunday, August 27. After Virgil van Dijk was sent off, the Scottish defender feels the Englishman restored calm to the team.

In the 28th minute, Van Dijk’s attempted challenge brought down Alexander Isak right outside the penalty area, reducing the Reds to ten men. Jurgen Klopp substituted Gomez for Luis Diaz to tighten up the team’s defense.

Liverpool were behind 1-0 at the time, but two late goals from Darwin Nunez gave them all three points in the closing minutes.

After the game, Robertson praised Gomez for his performance and ability to calm others around him in an interview with Premier League productions. He stated:

I think Joey did a fantastic job. I believed he came in at a bad time, with us down 1-0 and down to 10 men with the fans amped up and things seemed headed in only one direction. But Joey, if I may be that frank, helped us cool down. He finally began to put his foot in it! Kicked off his throws. In my opinion, he was outstanding. For the sixty to seventy minutes he played, I felt he was fantastic.

Liverpool is undefeated in the Premier League after three games and now sits fourth in the rankings.

Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp likens the comeback victory against Newcastle United to Barcelona's

Jurgen Klopp suggested that their Sunday victory over Newcastle United was more tough than their memorable 4-0 victory over Barcelona. He argues that they were driven from the outset against the Catalans, despite being 3-0 down in the first leg, and that they needed to rediscover the spark in the game at St. James’ Park.

despite the game, Klopp told the reporters that his team was more compact despite being reduced to ten men. He stated:

More so than the game against Barcelona, it was really challenging. That was our first game at home, and we performed well, losing 3-0 but knowing that we could damage Barcelona if we defended them well.

Klopp added:

“This was really unique. We got off to a bad start and ended up giving up a goal and receiving a red card. From then on, we were able to exert considerably greater control over our play. We were more compact and battled incredibly hard, making it difficult for Newcastle to produce.

Liverpool’s next Premier League match is at Aston Villa on Sunday, September 3, before the players go on international duty. When the players return in September, they will face Wolverhampton Wanderers, West Ham United, and Tottenham Hotspur.

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