Now is not the time to panic, says Klopp

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The Toffees have played cautiously in the derby games of late, but considering their recent run, they might not sit back and defend against Liverpool.

"So we needed to go for the win but we needed to be switched on, which we were".

The Reds have now kept 17 clean sheets this season and it's hard to see how Van Dijk won't win the Player of the Year award if Liverpool claim the title.

"I don't have to give my players any advice, they know already", said Klopp. "Do you think that we didn't take enough risks today?"

Pep Guardiola's City are now top of the table with 71 points, one point ahead of Liverpool. We play next week against Burnley and if we play only offensive, they kill us on the counter-attack, 100 percent.

After a high-octane start, Salah fired the game's first shot in the 15th minute but Jordan Pickford, whose error handed Liverpool victory in December, made a comfortable save. "Nothing happened really, apart from that we have one point more and that's still positive".

Klopp said: "A hard game, opponent, and the weather circumstances didn't help for football in general".

"But we'll fight for everything now and we'll push them the whole way".

"You've only lost one PL game this season, but drawn 7 and that's why City are above you". Salah would score this opportunities, a rebound would go in their favour.

"Everyone gets a bit carried away at this stage of a season when one of the top teams loses some momentum, but it's very rare that you will steamroller through a season and win everything in sight without a slip-up or two along the way". But you also need to be wary of course, because if we had come away with nothing it would have been gutting for us because we didn't deserve that.

But the Merseysiders could only manage a 1-1 draw at Anfield, having taken an early lead against the Foxes. "When you can not win you can not give a chance for our opponent to win and a clean sheet is important for us".

At the other end, Salah spurned another chance when the ball broke his way off Kurt Zouma, but the Egyptian took a heavy touch and allowed Keane to make a stunning recovery tackle. Now we have a point more than before.

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