Joel Matip reveals Liverpool are training to deal with Manchester United’s ‘high balls’
Liverpool centre-back Joel Matip has reveled that he has been working on defending against crosses and ‘high balls’ ahead of Monday’s clash against Manchester United.
The 25-year-old has impressed since joining from Schalke in the summer, while Jurgen Klopp’s men could go top with a victory over United at Anfield.
Matip admits he is expecting a physical battle and believes United will be looking to exploit Liverpool in the aerial battles.
‘We have to defend against this and we have lots of practices,’ said the defender.
‘This week we practised against crosses and high balls.
‘If the ball... read more
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