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Jurgen Klopp Warns Nottingham Forest Fans Not To "Wind Darwin Up" As He Scores Late Winner

Liverpool and Uruguayan Striker Darwin Nunez shattered Nottingham Forest's hope of a draw with premier league leaders which made a lot of supporters angry as they chanted offensively at him.

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Liverpool's Coach Jurgen Klopp has responded to Nottingham Forest supporters’ chant towards Darwin Nunez during Liverpool’s narrow 1-0 victory at the City Ground.

Nunez who just returned to the squad from the bench, hit the winner late on, glancing home Alexis Mac Allister’s cross in the ninth minute of stoppage time.

City Ground supporters chanted “s*** Andy Carroll” at Nunez for scoring a late goal that secured victory for Liverpool.

The Reds are four points clear at the top of the Premier League table.

In a post-match conference, Klopp co-condemned the chant saying

"I would not sing a song like that,” he said. “I would not try to wind Darwin up.

“The goal was super deserved for him. They can sing it when Darwin responds like that,” he said.

Klopp praised his player's defensive efforts and how they repelled Forest's counter-attacks

“In the second half, the game got more difficult,” Klopp explained.

“They brought on Taiwo Awoniyi, who’s a real handful and target player for counterattacks, with [Anthony] Elanga, [Callum] Hudson-Odoi, and [Morgan] Gibbs-White around him.

“With the space there, we defended that exceptionally [until] the last moment.”

He however showered praises on Argentina showman Mac Allister who according to Klopp set up the goal that was scored,

"The goal was set up by a guy who was the calmest on the whole pitch,” Klopp said.

“I saw it only live but I'll never forget it. He was calm. He chips the ball there. Super assist and super important goal."

"If you'd told me 12 days ago we would win all four games I would have said no chance, it was impossible. In the circumstances winning the games is ridiculous.”

Liverpool’s stats

Liverpool had 22 shots, (2) on target, (71%) possession,
(278) passes, (67%) pass accuracy, (11) fouls, (3) yellow cards, (0) red cards, (1) offsides and (12) corners.

Forest’s stats

Forest had 8 shots, (2) on target, (29%) possession,
(662) passes, (86%) pass accuracy, (12) fouls, (2) yellow cards, (0) red cards, (2) offsides and (3) corners.