Thibaut Courtois sends message to Liverpool followers over response to Actual Madrid duo

Written by admin · 1 min read >

Liverpool FC v Real Madrid: Round of 16 Leg One - UEFA Champions League

Thibaut Courtois made an enormous error to place Liverpool 2-0 up within the match (Image: Getty)

Actual Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois had despatched a message to Liverpool followers for the response they gave to Karim Benzema and Luka Modric.

The Spanish giants thumped Liverpool 5-2 at Anfield in what was a historic defeat for the Reds of their Champions League first-leg conflict within the final 16.

Benzema massively impressed through the match with the 35-year-old French striker scoring twice and registering an help.

Croatia worldwide midfielder Modric, 37, additionally put in a powerful show and offered an help as Liverpool followers paid tribute to each gamers at full-time.

Former Chelsea goalkeeper Courtois spoke in regards to the reception Benzema and Modric acquired from the house supporters after the match as he stated: ‘It’s my first time taking part in Champions League soccer at Anfield when followers are within the stadium.

‘The fact that there was applause from Liverpool supporters for Luka and Karim just proves that people here know how to appreciate guys who are great players.’

He additionally spoke about his personal efficiency after making an enormous error for Liverpool’s second aim which put them 2-0 up earlier than Actual Madrid’s comeback.

‘That second Liverpool goal was slightly bad luck that I messed it up,’ Courtois added.

‘I had the ball under control and I wanted to pass it immediately but I saw that Mohamed Salah had stopped so I changed my mind and tried to move it on to my right foot but it bounced off my knee.’

Quizzed about Actual Madrid’s comeback, he stated: ‘Vinicius Jr’s aim gave us wind beneath our wings after which Alisson Becker had a second like mine and everybody is aware of that, on the counter-attack, we’re robust.

‘We’re by no means crushed, we at all times react. These two fast objectives did assist us to do this. We had been calm, mentally, and once we are on the rise we play effectively.’

MORE : Alan Shearer slams Liverpool star for expensive error and says he makes too many errors

MORE : ‘Absolute shambles’ – Jamie Carragher slams Liverpool defence and digs out Virgil van Dijk