BOURNEMOUTH -- Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp denied his players had suffered a mental collapse after squandering a 3-1 lead to lose 4-3 to Bournemouth on Sunday.
Nathan Ake's injury-time winner after a handling error from goalkeeper Loris Karius gave Bournemouth the three points and Liverpool are now four points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea in third, while their 15-game unbeaten run has come to an end.
"We have no attitude or character problem," Klopp told reporters. "No one is born a winner....
BOURNEMOUTH -- Eddie Howe hailed his side's comeback as they recovered from 2-0 and 3-1 down to beat Jurgen Klopp's title-challenging Liverpool 4-3 at the Vitality Stadium.
Nathan Ake scored in injury time to secure the points for Bournemouth, who were two goals adrift at the break.
"I don't think I'll ever forget this one," Howe told his postmatch news conference. "It was a real contrast of emotions.
"At half-time we were in real trouble. Liverpool were excellent. We weren't very good. So that...
After such a shocking first half that saw Bournemouth walk into the changing room at 2-0 down, many would have laughed at the suggestion Bournemouth would eventually emerge victorious. Eddie Howe made the required adjustments tactically and the players themselves found a hidden burst of energy that eventually guided them to three points against one of the Premier League's best sides.
Bournemouth's ability to dig themselves out of hole is a trait a lot of sides don't possess and is something...