Kostas Tsimikas will remember to not dawdle on the ball in a Liverpool shirt once more after taking a cheeky slap from James Milner throughout the 3-Zero victory in opposition to Norwich.
The Greece worldwide is deputising for the injured Andy Robertson and loved a constructive begin to the season down the left hand facet at Carrow Highway.
Objectives from Diogo Jota, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah ensured the 2020 Premier League champions received their season off to the very best begin.
The 25-year-old could have been relieved to see the Reds preserve their clear sheet regardless of giving the ball away with a bit of over 20 minutes remaining.
Todd Cantwell duly fed Lukas Rupp, but the midfielder blazed his shot manner over the bar.
Maybe eager to remind his much less skilled colleague of his duties, veteran Milner came visiting to Tsimikas and gave him a persuasive slap across the again of the neck.
Followers had been in a position to promote out Carrow Highway for the primary time in 18 months and the Canaries had been additionally again within the Premier League having been relegated after which promoted once more throughout the ensuing interval.
It was social gathering time contained in the stadium for the Norwich trustworthy however for Liverpool it was a case of again to enterprise, with Virgil Van Dijk within the beginning XI ten months on from his anterior cruciate ligament damage and this was the 1st step on their quest to profitable again their title.
Klopp’s males had relinquished the championship in disappointing vogue final season however a powerful end – the place they gained their final 5 video games – secured Champions League soccer.
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