Georginio Wijnaldum was told to get into the box more in the second half against Chelsea – and duly timed his arrival perfectly to level the scores at Anfield on Tuesday night.
At the halfway point of the Premier League clash, Liverpool trailed to a David Luiz free-kick despite Jürgen Klopp’s side having had the better of the proceedings in general.
The manager used the interval to tell Wijnaldum he should attack the area with greater regularity, and the No.5 followed instructions to nod home an equaliser from James Milner’s set-up on 57 minutes.
“At half-time the manager told me I must get into the box more,” the midfielder told Liverpoolfc.com. “Emre [Can] was in the box a few times and he said I wasn’t in the box even one time.