Klopp unhappy with Sunday game ahead of Bayern Munich clash

Jurgen Klopp has expressed dissatisfaction over Liverpool’s fixture list ahead of their Champions League tie against Bayern Munich on Wednesday night.

The Bavarians warmed up with a 6-0 home win over Wolfsburg at home on Saturday, 24 hours before the Reds 4-2 win over Burnley at Anfield.

As a result, Klopp’s men are set to change their travel plans- meaning they will have a serious training session at Melwood on Tuesday morning before leaving for Munich.

Spurs manager Pochettino has previously complained about the fixture schedule suggesting their European counterparts had a slight advantage in that regard.

“I don’t think anyone at the Premier League thinks about that. It is not interesting to them,” he said via Daily Mail.

“Of course, there is a difference between playing on a Saturday or Sunday. If we had three days, we would do recovery on Sunday morning, Monday you can have a little session, Tuesday a proper session and Wednesday you play.

“Now it’s Sunday, so Monday is recovery and Tuesday is some kind of session. You usually train in the stadium so you can do nothing, shake your legs a bit. It’s a different situation.

“That is why we will do it a bit different this time and train Tuesday morning here. But it is only the second day after the game and you can not have everybody fully (flat out).

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“People think we are looking for excuses, we don’t. We accept how it is but somebody else has to think about it. Somebody else who makes decisions.

“I don’t know exactly why we play Burnley at 12 o’ clock on Sunday and not Saturday at 3 pm. Ask BT (who are showing the game live).

“It is all about other people making decisions. Sunday-Tuesday would be a real problem. Sunday-Wednesday is fine, but it could be better.”

A win or score draw against Bayern will seal the Reds progress into the quarter-finals.

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