Jurgen Klopp warned Atletico Madrid "Welcome to Anfield. It is not over yet" following Liverpool's 1-0 defeat in the Champions League.

Defending champions Liverpool are favourites to win their last-16 tie, but must come from behind in the second-leg at Anfield in March.

Saul Niguez scored the only goal of the first leg as Atletico ran out winners at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium on Tuesday night.

But Klopp isn't going down without a fight.

Speaking on BT Sport following the fixture, the German said: "They only wanted this result, 0-0 would have been OK for them. Welcome to Anfield. It is not over yet."

Jurgen Klopp warned Atletico Madrid "Welcome to Anfield. It is not over yet"

He added: "It was not exactly what should happen but it happened.

"It was the fight we expected and the atmosphere we expected but I love so many parts of our game. It is only 1-0 down at half time and the second half we play out our stadium.

"We lacked in the final third. They defended with all they had - their defending in the box was incredible.

"When you are 1-0 down with a team like this who only want this kind of result - 0-0 would have been good for them.

"He [Sadio Mane] was targeted. It was clear. They wanted to make sure he got a yellow card. It is only half time but you need to be really strong as a referee in this atmosphere.

Saul Niguez scored the only goal of the first leg against Liverpool

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"Already in the first 30 minutes three of their players went to the ground I don't know what for. Nobody to blame. I am fine, 1-0 down at half time we have the longest half time break and we will use that."

On picking up a yellow card, he said: "It was too much. I am pretty sure, was it a throw-in for us before the first goal? That doesn't help to stay calm. All human beings make mistakes.