Liverpool have kept the double dream alive after seeing off Nottingham Forest in FA Cup

Liverpool have kept the double dream alive after seeing off Nottingham Forest to make the FA Cup semi-finals at the weekend.

But the wily German has admitted that his side cannot afford to fixate on Manchester City with the Champions League quarter-finals also in the pipeline.

‘We have Watford, Benfica, City, Benfica, City, United, Everton (after the international break),’ said Klopp, looking ahead to a series of tight scheduling for Liverpool.

Jurgen Klopp embraces Ibrahima Konate of Liverpool after their side’s victory during the Emirates FA Cup Quarter Final match between Nottingham Forest and Liverpool at City Ground on March 20, 2022 in Nottingham, England. Pic: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images© Provided by Extra.ie Jurgen Klopp embraces Ibrahima Konate of Liverpool after their side’s victory during the Emirates FA Cup Quarter Final match between Nottingham Forest and Liverpool at City Ground on March 20, 2022 in Nottingham, England. Pic: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

‘From a Liverpool perspective these are all massive games and we try to play them one at a time and not all together.

‘We knew before the game City would be the opponent if we wanted to go to the final anyway. Now here we go.

‘The further you go in whichever competition the more likely you are you will face City at one point.

‘I don’t think we are the dream draw for anyone, but it will be a tough tie and we have to make sure it will be tough for City as well.

‘But there are a lot of games to play before that.’

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