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Liverpool roll up sleeves to beat Watford but still show familiar flaws | Paul Doyle

Jürgen Klopp’s side have paid for their failure to beat lesser teams and even in winning 1-0 at Vicarage Road defensive frailties were again on display

Most supporters fear their team is always on the brink of a mishap but not every team’s fans feel nervous about visiting a side they have destroyed 6-1 earlier in the season. But the trepidation among many Liverpool fans before their visit to Watford was understandable, even after a weekend in which their rivals for a top-four finish had fallen over themselves to drop points.

The sense of anguish was palpable right up to the final whistle, with even Jürgen Klopp admitting his heart missed a beat when Watford’s Sebastian Prödl smashed a shot against the crossbar in the last moments. “I said to the players after the game if they want to kill me, that’s a good way to try it!” he quipped.

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Liverpool roll up sleeves to beat Watford but still show familiar flaws | Paul Doyle

Jürgen Klopp’s side have paid for their failure to beat lesser teams and even in winning 1-0 at Vicarage Road defensive frailties were again on display

Most supporters fear their team is always on the brink of a mishap but not every team’s fans feel nervous about visiting a side they have destroyed 6-1 earlier in the season. But the trepidation among many Liverpool fans before their visit to Watford was understandable, even after a weekend in which their rivals for a top-four finish had fallen over themselves to drop points.

The sense of anguish was palpable right up to the final whistle, with even Jürgen Klopp admitting his heart missed a beat when Watford’s Sebastian Prödl smashed a shot against the crossbar in the last moments. “I said to the players after the game if they want to kill me, that’s a good way to try it!” he quipped.

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