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Liverpool Coach: We Targeted World-Class Neymar

Liverpool defeated Paris Saint-Germain in a thrilling UEFA Champions League clash on Tuesday night, and manager Jurgen Klopp has explained how the Reds targeted "world-class" Neymar.

Click through the gallery above to see some images of Neymar in action against Liverpool.

Goals from Thomas Meunier and Kylian Mbappe brought PSG level at 2-2 after Daniel Sturridge and James Milner had put Liverpool ahead.

However, Roberto Firmino popped up with the winning goal for the Reds in second-half stoppage time.

Klopp claimed after the match that they targeted Neymar's flank knowing he isn't a great defender.

"They changed a bit of the system, we expected it and didn't think too much about it," the German tactician told BT Sport.

"Neymar on the left was not a bad idea and makes defending more difficult, we needed more focus and we felt we did really well.

"We covered a lot of yards and closed all the gaps and when we had the ball, made them run and used the right wing.

"Neymar is world-class but not a defender, so we tried to do that."

Read: Neymar Struggles As Liverpool Sink PSG In Five-Goal Thriller

Do you think more teams will use the same strategy against PSG? Have your say in the comments section below.

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