He said: "I'm pretty sure I don't make a lot of friends, but that's not my job".
"Joe's injured and probably not only a little bit", said Klopp after his side's victory.
Seven changes seemed a surprise from the Liverpool boss, however the vast majority of Premier League teams did make rotation the mid-week keyword. If there was no rule against it we, as managers, would constantly celebrate on the pitch and you would say "that's nice" (and) the whole bench would run there.
"There were a lot of situations, challenges". There was nothing to say "wow, too much", they were normal challenges. "That's part of that front-foot mentality", he said.
"The boy with the ball is a bit unlucky because what can happen is what happened to Joe Gomez". Everybody likes it but I said to them "please, tell them they can't do that".
"It's a really tough place to go - since I am in, it was always tough".
Klopp, whose side are two points behind leaders Manchester City, added: "We won the game but the challenges from the beginning, the sliding tackling on that wet ground, I really think the referee should have said something earlier".
Divock Origi came from nowhere to take centre stage in Sunday's Merseyside derby and the confidence that has given him will make him a completely different animal to Firmino. He read Alexander-Arnold's set-piece perfectly to set up Firmino for a simple finish and the centre-back was a titanic presence at the back, as well as using possession well.
Two minutes into the second half Sturridge forced Hart into his first real save with a low, left-footed effort with the former England goalkeeper doing even better to tip Keita's strike onto a post.