“De Gea didn’t have many saves. They huffed and puffed Liverpool but nothing special.
“No one was skipping past a defender, committing the next defenders to come out and openings are there. That didn’t happen for them today. Mane and Salah were kept very quiet.”
Souness did acknowledge that Liverpool had been forced to put out a “makeshift” team against their biggest rivals, with Klopp having been hammered by injuries to key players this season.
“I think it’s a makeshift team. The defenders, makeshift defenders if you want to call them, did a good job.
“The make up of the midfield when Thiago comes in, Shaqiri, not played a lot football. I think they did well.”