Jurgen Klopp doffs his cap to Lallana after Liverpool's victory over Everton

Jurgen Klopp doffs his cap to Lallana after Liverpool's victory over Everton

- Jurgen Klopp was full of praise for Adam Lallana after Everton's FA Cup win

- The Reds progressed to the next stage of the championship after outshining their Merseyside rivals

- Klopp removed his cap, bowed briefly before hugging the attacker after the encounter

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp appeared to have been impressed with his player Adam Lallana following their 1-0 win over Everton in the third round of FA Cup tie.

Curtis Jones' stunning strike in the 71st minute was all the Reds needed to pull through to the fourth round of the championship.

The England international was superb in his side's 1-0 win over Toffees in last weekend's Merseyside derby at Anfield.

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Klopp doffed his face cap and bowed briefly for the midfielder before they both hugged each other after the game.

"They played brave football. Unbelievable individual performances from the kids and the adults as well," said Klopp.

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"Adam Lallana – what a game, unbelievable. Joe Gomez – organising the whole defence for maybe the first time in his life.

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"Sensational game and a sensational goal from a Scouser – who could ask for more? You cannot perform like the boys performed if you think you should not perform in that team.

"They all think like that. I am so happy they all showed up tonight. The only thing I didn’t want was a draw. We had to take some risks and it paid off."

Legit.ng earlier reported that Liverpool cruised to a narrow 1-0 win over stubborn Everton during a tough FA Cup encounter at Anfield Stadium on Sunday evening.

Jurgen Klopp's men gave a tough fight in a match that initially looked destined to end in a stalemate, with Curtis Jones' late winner making a huge difference.

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The youngster dashed Everton's hope with a fantastic 71st-minute strike, all thanks to Divock Origi who produced a sublime assist.

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