Jurgen Klopp pleased Liverpool won't face Hull loanee Lazar Markovic
Liverpool loaned the Serbia international to Hull in January and was a stand-out performer against Manchester United last night.
The 22-year-old winger hit the post as relegation battlers Hull and top-four hopefuls United saw out a goalless draw at Old Trafford.
Lazar Markovic was denied by the post against Manchester United
Markovic impressed Klopp against United and will now be ineligible to face his parent club this weekend.
Klopp said in his pre-match press conference: “Lazar Markovic did pretty well yesterday – but now I know he can’t play against us!"
The Liverpool boss is quietly confident ahead of Hull's visit to Anfield but is aware anything can happen in football.
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“We’ve won lot of games against these kind of teams," he added. "We lost three to what you would call ‘weaker’. It’s down to us, not them.
“Even when you are a perfect side, and we’re not, you will lose football games. But we’ve proved often enough that we know the way.”