LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 21, 2017: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp looks dejected as his side lose 3-2 to Swansea City during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

JÜRGEN Klopp insists that Liverpool have no issue overcoming weaker sides ahead of this weekend’s trip to Hull City.

The Reds have lost to Burnley, Bournemouth and Swansea this season, and have slumped to draws against Southampton, West Ham and Sunderland.

Alan Shearer went so far as to criticise the players’ attitude and application in these games on Match Of The Day.

However, Klopp believes these results are not out of the ordinary for any side and his players have no problems in these games.

He said: “We won a lot of games against these kind of teams. We lost three against those teams that you would call ‘weaker’.

“If you want to pick out these three games then I think Burnley was pretty special, very early (in the season), it’s almost not allowed to put it in that bunch of games.

“Bournemouth was very special: we did really well and I don’t know what happened there — we gave it away but we did everything nearly perfect until a specific point.

“Even Swansea was not good but it was that we had no chances.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 21, 2017: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino looks dejected as his side lose 3-2 to Swansea City during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

“Even when you are a perfect side, which we are not, then obviously you will lose football games, that’s why nobody wins 100 per cent of games in a season.

“But I think we’ve proved often enough that we know the way to do it, the problem is that it not always works.

“We are working with human beings and things like this happen but for me the most important thing is that we know how to play them — now we have to show it all the time.”

Klopp also singled out Hull for praise following their improvement in performances under new manager Marco Silva.

Silva’s side go into Saturday’s game having picked up an impressive point at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

And Klopp believes Hull don’t resemble a side that sit second from bottom of the Premier League, given their improved performances in recent times.

He added: “Anyone who saw Hull against Manchester United should be really impressed by the way they’re playing.

“Hull are still second from bottom but when you saw them playing I couldn’t see it so that shows how difficult the job is to do.”

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