Wolves 0-1 Liverpool: Harvey Elliott decides FA Cup third-round replay as Jurgen Klopp’s side set up Brighton tie

Liverpool advanced to the fourth round of the FA Cup following a 1-0 victory against Wolves at Molineux; Harvey Elliott scored the only goal of the game early in the first half as Jurgen Klopp’s side snapped a three-game losing streak. Harvey Elliott’s early long-range shot secured Liverpool a 1-0 victory against Wolves in their FA Cup third-round replay at Molineux, putting them in the next round against Brighton.

Brighton defeated Jurgen Klopp’s team in the Premier League on Saturday, but a much-changed Liverpool lineup broke a three-game winless streak in all competitions. The wolves fought hard in the second half but were unable to produce an equalizer. The first match at Anfield had been contentious. Wolves had a possible late winner disallowed for offside that could not be verified by VAR due to a lost camera viewpoint in that game, and this one started under equally bizarre circumstances with a power outage.

When the lights went out, Adama Traore was going to send a cross into the box. Not long after the restart, the absurd gave way to the spectacular, Elliott’s rasping long-range drive fooling Wolves goalkeeper Jose Sa. Liverpool performed well in the first half and came near to scoring again, only for the flag to be raised after Fabio Carvalho placed the ball in the net. Although Raul Jimenez’s close-range header was deflected over late in the game, the visitors did not need the second.

Jurgen Klopp: We got the response we were looking for

Wolves 0-1 Liverpool Harvey Elliott decides FA Cup third-round replay as Jurgen Klopp's side set up Brighton tie-3

Following a 3-0 defeat at the Amex on Saturday, which Jurgen Klopp described as the worst performance of his managerial career, the German was overjoyed with his team’s comeback on Tuesday night. Everyone received that emotion, and that was the one we wanted to convey,” he remarked after winning the third-round rematch. “The game was radically different from the previous one. That makes me really delighted.

Individual performances were all excellent. “It felt wonderful, and I told the lads afterward that’s how it feels when you play well and win. That is why we are overjoyed. It was a good game; we only advanced to the next round because we wanted to, and it was an important indicator that these things are achievable.

There’s a big game coming up this weekend (against Chelsea), and I’m not sure what fans would have thought before they got to the stadium if we had played another game like the previous one. “We were compact, united, and faced interesting problems. We played excellent football and scored an outstanding goal. Harvey saw something that few others have. I hadn’t anticipated a shot at that point.”

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Jurgen Klopp sees his team again

Wolves 0-1 Liverpool Harvey Elliott decides FA Cup third-round replay as Jurgen Klopp's side set up Brighton tie-1

It was difficult to say if it was delight or relief, but Jurgen Klopp is in a better mood after seeing his team’s reaction to their terrible performance against Brighton. After being defeated 3-0 on the south coast, there was a feeling that the team was no longer capable of performing the fundamentals. That is why he will be pleased. “We were compact, we were together,” he stated later during a news conference. “He started by addressing Elliott and the adolescent Stefan Bajcetic, but he ended by mentioning everything.

“All of the individual performances were excellent.” With a crucial game against Chelsea on Saturday, some faith has been restored. “Tonight was a significant indication to us that such things are feasible. I’m not sure what people would have thought if we had played a game like the previous one.” In some ways, this was a ragtag group. It is no longer the template. “I don’t believe this is the team for the next eight weeks or anything like that after one game.”

But Jurgen Klopp will be hoping that the application can be duplicated – and that the Brighton fiasco is never repeated. When asked about the possibility to revenge that defeat in the FA Cup at the end of the month, he resisted the want to provide a rousing reaction. A little response accomplished the work. “I believe the aim is to perform better than the prior time.”

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Jurgen Klopp: Lopetegui frustrated by cup exit

Based on the two games, we deserved more. In the first game, we scored more goals than our opponent. You all understand why “Julen Lopetegui, manager of the Wolves, said. “In the first half, we conceded an odd goal. We get off to a good start in the first few minutes. We suffer emotionally after that. We were out of the game until halftime. We made some changes. They gave it their all in the second half, putting in a lot of effort, character, and personality. Unfortunately, we did not score.

We had a tremendous [hope] to win the cup. We must now devote our whole attention to the Premier League. We lost today, and I am disappointed.” Wolves were able to announce the acquisition of Pablo Sarabia from PSG shortly before kick-off, and the expectation is that the veteran winger can help Lopetegui’s club in the last third of the field.

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Sarabia is a terrific player,” the Wolves coach remarked “

“I’m familiar with Jurgen Klopp. I believe he is at a crossroads in his career. He is going to enable us to attain our major target to be out of the relegation [zone] of the Premier League. It will be a difficult undertaking, but we have one extra player to assist us.”

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