VIDEO: Postecoglou reveals why he didn't start Richarlison at Anfield

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Ange Postecoglou brought Richarlison on 61 minutes after Tottenham Hotspur were 4-0 down. Eleven minutes later, the Brazilian star scored the Spurs' first goal.

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Mohamed Salah was restored to the Reds' starting line-up after his public spat with Klopp last weekend and opened the floodgates. Andy Robertson, Cody Gakpo and Harvey Elliott were also on target.
Richarlison and Son Heung-min replied late on for Tottenham, but the damage to their chances of Champions League football next season was already done.
"Richy started on Thursday night but he has been out for a fair while so we were never going to play him back-to-back games. It was always about trying to get him on the pitch for the last half hour today irrespective of how the game was going," Postecoglou told reporters when asked why the Brazilian did not play as a starter.
"Look, at 4-0 do you think you can win? No, but I still felt we could get something out of the game as I knew we'd finish strong because of the work we'd done. It's fair to say before he came on we never looked threatening at all whenever we got into those areas," he continued.
"Him coming on, I thought Sonny improved on the left and Brennan on the right just gave us a bit more of a presence," the coach concluded.

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