Klopp satisfied with Liverpool performance in draws with Wacker Innsbruck and Stuttgart

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was satisfied with drawing 1-1 with Wacker Innsbruck and Stuttgart.

The Reds kicked off their preseason friendlies with two games each lasting 30 minutes back-to-back in Austria on Tuesday evening.

Divock Origi and Sadio Mane got on the scoresheet, while summer signing Ibrahima Konate made his debut.

Asked by the club's website about his assessment of the games, Klopp said: "It was a workout and it was good.

"Physically it was all that we wanted to see, we had to do it and it was an important test for that. From a football point of view, obviously a lot of space for improvement; I saw a lot of wild pressing.

"We wanted a wild press, we had a little competition between the two teams to see who wins the ball back more and how many counter-presses we have. We'll have to think about the prize that the team will win!

"First game was obviously a very young team, Innsbruck did well and were obviously in a better moment than we are because they start next week with the league and we started last week with pre-season, so it's different.

"But the kids did well in all the situations, they lost a little bit of organisation here and there, that's how it is. The second game was a tough test, Stuttgart are a really good team. We started really well and then conceded a goal.

"Then we came more and more in the game again and scored a really nice goal. I'm really happy about it, it's all good. I saw what I expected to see, actually – it would be strange if I was standing here and saying, 'My god, I didn't know we can play this kind of football' but I am fine with it and now we keep working."

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