Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool’s players held honest and open discussions off the back of Saturday’s shock loss to Watford.
The Reds’ unbeaten run which has lasted the entire Premier League season came to a dramatic end at Vicarage Road.
Nigel Pearson’s Watford went into the game sat in the relegation zone in real danger, yet prevailed 3-0 winners.
Liverpool were very much off the pace, and questions are being raised of a possible blip.
The Reds lost 1-0 in their Champions League round of 16 first leg tie away to Atletico Madrid a fortnight ago and then scraped past another relegation-threatened side as they fought back to beat West Ham 3-2 at Anfield last Monday.
The Watford woe will raise concerns among supporters, with plenty left to play for this season.
Adrian was on the bench for Liverpool at Vicarage Road and would have been shocked to see the team implode in their 3-0 loss to Watford
The title race is all but over with Liverpool still 22 points clear at the summit, but an FA Cup fifth round tie at rivals Chelsea awaits tonight (7.45pm), while there is still plenty of work to do against Atletico on Merseyside next Wednesday (8pm).
Goalkeeper Adrian, who was on the bench for the Watford game but is due to start ahead of Alisson this evening, has spoken out on the team’s talk since Saturday.
While many may have expected Klopp to give the side the hairdryer treatment, Spaniard Adrian insists it was a much calmer atmosphere when they analysed things.
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“We had a nice meeting after the defeat against Watford – no complaining, not telling people what mistakes they made or not,” Adrian told Liverpool’s official website .
“It was just to learn about the things that happened on Saturday.
“It’s football; like life, sometimes you have good moments and sometimes you have not good moments.