first_imgJurgen Klopp says he wanted to substitute Jordan Henderson before the Liverpool captain was sent off in their 3-0 win over Watford.Goals from Mohamed Salah, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino kept the pressure on league leaders Manchester City. 2 Klopp added: “I think it [the result] tells the story because we stayed stubborn, they defended and counter attacked so we had a few really good moments [where] we didn’t score which is not a big problem if we stayed on track.“How we closed down the game was just brilliant especially the third goal.“The first goal was brilliant football and the free-kick from Trent was a dream. It was a good game against a good side.” But the midfielder, who only just recovered from a hamstring injury, picked up a second yellow card with eight minutes remaining.He is now out of Liverpool’s crunch match against fierce rivals Everton next weekend.MORE: Some Liverpool fans are happy Henderson is suspended for Merseyside derbyKlopp, who won his 300th game as a manager today, said: “It happens. Jordan Henderson was not happy about his mistake but what a guy he is.“He has a heart like this so sometimes it leads you on the wrong path. We wanted to change him but we were a little bit too late!”Henderson’s dismissal was the only sour note on what was a superb day for Liverpool.They remain two points behind Manchester City after Guardiola’s men put four past West Ham at the London Stadium. Jurgen Klopp achieved his 300th win as a manager after Liverpool’s 3-0 victory Jordan Henderson picked up his second yellow card eight minutes from time 2last_img

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