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Liverpool star James Milner has shared his opinion on why the Reds lost to Atalanta in the Champions League on Wednesday night. Jurgen Klopp’s side were defeated by the Serie A side with a 2-0 score.
Klopp made several changes to the squad and Milner thinks a combination of players not used to playing with each other, as well as the hectic schedule were the reasons for the defeat.
“I think it’s a lot of players that haven’t played together and the schedule is busy, we keep saying it,” Milner told BT Sport.
“Sometimes you have to try and get a win without being at your best and maybe not having the level that we would like to have.
“We couldn’t do that tonight, we didn’t create enough, we didn’t keep the ball well enough.
“We just didn’t have that sharpness really, so it was disappointing.
“But we’re still top of the group and we have to go again at the weekend, another big game.”