Liver Pool Football Club’s manger and head coah, Jürgen Klopp has revealed how possible he was able to win the league cup final against Chelsea FC and his strategy used.
Liverpool headed into the clash looking to grab their first-ever domestic cup trophy under Jürgen Klopp who has always shown little interest in the League Cup and FA Cup before this season.
However, Liverpool were able to make it to the final this year and beat Chelsea 11-10 on penalties shootout after Chelsea’s goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga blazed his penalty away.
Klopp revealed that Liverpool have been working with neuro11, a Potsdam-based company, since the summer, and they had worked with his squad ahead of the final around the idea of set-pieces, and in particular penalties.
On neuro11, Klopp stated:
“Incredible impact. It’s actually a nice story. A few years ago I got in contact with them because I found their ideas interesting, and now they are a fixed part of our coaching staff.”
“They are not here all the time, they are in Germany obviously, but they come over quite frequently. They were here for the last week, and before that they were here for five days.
“All the players are really excited about it. It’s about bringing specific players before a set-piece in the right mindset by doing the stuff we do on the pitch. “Everything gets measured. They are neuroscientists, and it’s incredibly interesting and incredibly important to us.
“[It is] a very interesting new chapter for us because it’s not only penalties – although in the last week it was a lot about penalties because of the upcoming final. It’s about free-kicks, all kinds of [other] set-pieces as well.”-Jürgen Klopp