HomeNewsFOOTBALL: Joel Matip: “I made a mistake that killed our team”
Scoring an own goal against his side during the elimination of Liverpool FA Cup Saturday against Alan Nyom’s West Bromwich Albion (2-3), the Cameroonian defender of the Reds made an honest self-assessment of his performance.
“We started at the front, our offensive game was ok, but in defense we had problems. I made a defensive mistake. And mistakes like that kill each team … In the first period, [conceding] three goals, it hurts each team, it was really hard to come back. We tried to [go back] all the time, but it was really hard against a top team that did what it had to do. We have to do everything we can to make a difference, to improve and get better results, “he told liverpoolfc.com.