Christian Benteke willing to trade personal glory for Liverpool success.



Liverpool striker Christian Benteke says he would swap his wonder goal against Manchester United for a win.

The Belgian forward, who scored a cracking volley in their 3-1 defeat at Old Trafford on Saturday, insists he would have preferred Brendan Rodgers' side sealed a win over the Red Devils rather than celebrating a stunning goal.

Daley Blind broke the deadlock four minutes into the second half, with Ander Herrera increasing the deficit before Benteke halved the lead with his wonder goal.

And, Anthony Martial sealed the win for United as Liverpool suffered back-to-back losses following a bright start to the campaign.

After the loss the former Aston Villa striker expressed his disappointment with the result.

He said: "It (his goal) was just instinct. I saw the ball come into the box and I just thought I had to try it.

"I had some luck and I am happy with it, but we didn't get the three points.

"For my own confidence it was good, (it is) for a striker to score, but at the end of the day I would have rather taken the three points and so I'm disappointed."


‎The 24-year-old added: "It was a disappointment for us. "In the first half, we didn't play (well), the second half was a little bit better but in general we didn't deserve a victory.

"We have to show more. When you play for a club like Liverpool, you have to show more.

"That's what we're going to do now in training - work hard, work hard and try to play well."

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