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Liverpool were Refused the truth or Existence on Sunday Match against West Ham

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Liverpool were Refused the truth or Existence on Sunday Match against West Ham

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool should have been given up to two penalties as they were held to a 2-2 draw at home to West Ham United on Sunday. Despite taking the lead early on through Adam Lallana, Liverpool ultimately ended up needing Divock Origi’s effort early the second half just to secure a point against their struggling visitors.

Michail Antonio added to Dimitri Payet’s free-kick just before the break – with both goals putting goalkeeper Loris Karius in the spotlight again after an error-strewn display last week against Bournemouth – but Payet was perhaps lucky to avoid conceding a penalty for a challenge on Lallana in first-half stoppage time.

I’m pretty sure one or two [penalties] could have been given,Klopp told Sky Sports. Adam Lallana late in the first half, it could have been a penalty. But it is what it is. Second half, handball with Winston Reid. Then there was Divock Origi in the box with a challenge. It felt like the whole time we were in their box, but West Ham were there too. You need a little luck.

West Ham’s first goal saw Payet exploit Karius’ poor positioning at a free-kick, while the goalkeeper hesitated for the second after Joel Matip was caught flatfootedKlopp acknowledged that both goals were avoidable, but he refused to openly castigate the two players. They fought for everything,” he added. For the first goal – don’t make the foul, don’t lose the ball. The second goal was unlucky.

Joel Matip made a fantastic game and in this moment he couldn’t clear the ball – he couldn’t react quickly. Loris Karius was surprised and it was too late. Obviously we all could have done better. You have to stay strong in the game.

Faf Du Plessis set up his Position as a permanent Captain of South-Africa Test Team

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Faf Du Plessis set up his Position as a permanent Captain of South-Africa Test Team

AB De Villiers has lost her position as a captain of South-Africa Test Team, and now African new captain Du Plessis set up his position as a captain of Test Team.AB has always carried himself as a true team player De Villiers, 32, was expected to return for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka, but has not recovered in time.

Du Plessis led the side to a series victory in Australia last month, as De Villiers sat out with an elbow injury. His decision to step down confirms his attitude to put the team first,” said Cricket South Africa chief executive Haroon Lorgat.Du Plessis, 32, is also captain of the Twenty20 side, and excelled as Test captain in Australia, despite being fined for ball-tampering after the second Test.

Despite being the same age as fellow batsman De Villiers, he did not make his Test debut until 2012, and has scored 2,029 runs in 32 Tests, averaging 43.17.Following the squad’s outstanding performances in Australia, it is clearly in the greater interests of the team that Faf du Plessis should be confirmed as the permanent Test captained Plessis, 32, is also captain of the Twenty20 side, and excelled as Test captain in Australia, despite being fined for ball-tampering after the second Test.

Wicketkeeper-batsman De Villiers, who has scored 8,074 runs in 106 Tests at an average of 50.46 since his debut in 2004, only captained the Protease in two Tests after taking over from Hashim Amla during their series defeat by England in January. He remains the one-day international captain, and is targeting a return ahead of the ODI leg of Sri Lanka’s tour of South Africa in January.

The interests of the team must always outweigh the interests of any individual, including me,” he said. It was a fantastic honor for me to be asked to captain the Test side but I have missed two series and I am still in doubt for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka.