Liverpool was far from its best as it laboured to a 2-1 victory over Sheffield United in the Premier League on Saturday but Jurgen Klopp praised his side’s resilience as it again showed a knack for overcoming adversity at Anfield.

Diogo Jota’s second-half header sealed the points after Roberto Firmino had cancelled out Sander Berge’s penalty as Liverpool extended its unbeaten league run at home to 62 matches.

Liverpool is undefeated in its last 13 home league games in which it has conceded the first goal, winning the last nine.

It had to do it this time without injured defensive talisman Virgil van Dijk and at the end of a demanding week in which it drew 2-2 at Everton and ground out a 1-0 win over Ajax in the Champions League.

Premier League: Jota seals Liverpool comeback win against Sheffield Utd

“A tough week obviously — a lot of games, a lot of minutes, tough opponents,…

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