Sunday Mirror

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Kop back on top as Bojo gives Klopp & co green light to carry on

- BY STEVE BATES Sports · Soccer · Liverpool Football Club · Liverpool · Diogo Jota · West Ham United F.C. · Boris Johnson

JUR­GEN KLOPP saw Liver­pool climb back to the top of the Premier League — then wel­comed the chance to keep on play­ing as the coun­try was plunged back into lock­down.

The Kop boss (right) was jubilant af­ter sub Diogo Jota fired home a late win­ner in the 2-1 win over West Ham, min­utes af­ter VAR and ref­eree Kevin Friend had ruled out an­other goal by the £41mil­lion sign­ing. But

Klopp was just as de­lighted that foot­ball WILL con­tinue when the coun­try again shuts down on Thurs­day as the Covid-19 cri­sis threat­ens to spi­ral out of con­trol.

Asked about whether the Premier League would con­tinue dur­ing his ad­dress to the na­tion last night, giv­ing a big thumbs up Prime Min­is­ter Boris John­son said: “Yes to the Premier League.” Klopp said: “In

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Diogo Jota en­joys his late win­ner against the Ham­mers
AN­FIELD OF DREAMS Liver­pool star Diogo Jota en­joys his late win­ner against the Ham­mers

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