Former Liverpool and England striker Peter Crouch has been impressed with the manner that Liverpool has beaten Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League tie. He said that he did not expect Liverpool to play like this and win the game by 3-0.
Peter Crouch said that Liverpool were worthy winners and that they have surprised a lot of people with their performance. He said that City has been phenomenal this season in the Premier League and they were not given any time by Liverpool to control the game and create chances. The former England striker said that the Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp should be given credit for this performance and that there is no doubt that they will qualify for the next round next week when they travel to the Etihad Stadium.
Peter Crouch said that the Liverpool team has progressed a lot this season under Jurgen Klopp and that he is sure that they have the necessary qualities to win the Champions League. He said that Manchester City was the favorite of the tournament and that the way that Liverpool have beaten them can give them hope that they can go all the way and win another Champions League trophy.
However, he admitted that they need to be careful and first finish the job next week before thinking about playing in the final. He said that City will want to avenge this defeat and give their best to qualify.