Jürgen Klopp presses the reset button and insists that defeat can help Liverpool

Jürgen Klopp presses the reset button and insists that defeat can help Liverpool

Liverpool’s defeat at Watford can be used as a moment to “restart”, according to Jürgen Klopp, who expects the experience to provide a jolt that helps them to recapture the dazzling form they have shown this season. Klopp said their first Premier League defeat of the campaign, which followed a run of relatively sluggish performances, may have come at a good time to hone their focus for the next three months. The centre-back Dejan Lovren thought similarly and suggested Liverpool have lacked their usual aggression since the winter break. When…

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EU convenes an extraordinary meeting of foreign ministers on the Syrian conflict

EU convenes an extraordinary meeting of foreign ministers on the Syrian conflict

EU foreign ministers are to hold an emergency meeting next week to discuss the worsening Syria conflict that is driving refugees to the bloc’s borders with Turkey, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Sunday (1 March). The fighting around the Syrian rebel stronghold of Idlib “represents a serious threat to international peace and security” with grave humanitarian consequences for the region and beyond, he said in a statement. The EU “needs to redouble efforts to address this terrible human crisis with all the means at its disposal,” he said….

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Coronavirus mortality in Italy is growing, the government is preparing economic support

Coronavirus mortality in Italy is growing, the government is preparing economic support

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has risen to 34, five more than a day earlier, officials said on Sunday (1 March), as the government prepared to boost spending to help the fragile economy. The head of Italy’s Civil Protection Agency said the cumulative number of confirmed cases of the virus had jumped to 1,694 from 1,128 on Saturday, virtually all of them coming to light since Feb. 20 in the worst such contagion in Europe. Of that number, 83 people had fully recovered, while 140…

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