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The media praised Liverpool’s battling spirit and Jurgen Klopp’s tactical tweaks as the Reds fought back to earn a vital 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.

A spirited second-half comeback ensured the Reds tightened grip on a top-four spot with a priceless victory at Selhurst Park.

Jurgen Klopp’s side fell behind to Luka Milivojevic’s penalty which left the Reds trailing 1-0 at half-time following a poor first half.

Liverpool improved after the break and Sadio Mane’s sharp finish drew the Reds level, before man-of-the-moment Mohamed Salah once again made himself the match-winning hero.

It was a vital win and one which piled pressure on rivals, opening up a huge 10-point gap on fifth-placed Chelsea, and Klopp will be delighted to have ground out victory in tricky circumstances.

Here’s what the media made of a great Reds fightback.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 31, 2018: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second goal during the FA Premier League match between Crystal Palace FC and Liverpool FC at Selhurst Park. (Pic by Dave Shopland/Propaganda)

Reporters praised the Reds’ spirit to fight back and claim what was a crucial win for numerous reasons…

The Mail’s Oliver Holt said Liverpool proved they have the steeliness to compliment the style:

“But Liverpool showed again that they have resolve to go with their fluid play. They rode Palace’s spells of dominance here and found a way to win.”

Our own Henry Jackson assessed the Reds’ winning mentality as key, and praised Klopp for instilling this in the team:

Jurgen Klopp didn’t get a good performance out of his players, but it is testament to the manager that Liverpool are now ‘winning…



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