Liverpool advanced with a 2-1 aggregate win, but Klopp’s side wasted several chances in the second leg, with Joel Matip heading the crossbar and Mohamed Salah hitting the post twice.
An excellent shot into the top corner by Lautaro Martinez in the 62nd minute sealed Inter’s victory and ended Liverpool’s seven-match winning streak in the competition, but Klopp said the game was one his team could afford to play. to lose.
“Not that I’m over the moon, I’m really happy we got through, because when we saw the draw it was ‘Okay, that’s tough.’ But we got through to two legs and I think we deserved it.” ”, Klopp told reporters.
“It’s a big ‘if,’ but if we had taken our chances on set pieces and other situations, it was kind of silly how we missed the chances, in the end we still could have won.”
“But all I care about is that it’s fair that we’re done.”
Salah said he hoped to make up for his mistakes.
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“I hit the post twice, okay, maybe next game I’ll score three. I don’t care so much when the team qualifies,” Salah, who has scored 27 goals in all competitions so far this season, told BT Sport. . .
“This is a good game to learn, it’s always important to win but sometimes, like tonight, you hit the post twice and lose chances, it can happen. The good thing is that it is not in the league, and we have qualified. . That’s great.”
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