EPL: Sarri names best team in England, Europe

Lynette Rowe
February 9, 2019

We'd have done it if we were 10 points up.

"He [Howe] has done a fantastic job and it's going to be a very hard game for us". Even if they were to win the Champions League this year, it doesn't class them as the best team.

"They drew at Anfield a couple of years ago, so we've got to be careful and we've got to know where their strengths are - which we will, we do that every week for every opponent".

Chelsea were the first side to beat City in the league this season when they defeated the champions 2-0 at Stamford Bridge in December. We were there, focused, physically strong. "We will know what their strengths and weaknesses are, but ultimately it is about us - the 11 players and the players on the bench who can impact the game".

"It's normal", Klopp said of the response to the West Ham result. If we want to be part of that tight race, we can not change that, or offer something else.

Henderson (muscle) and Wijnaldum (knee) both missed the 1-1 draw with West Ham on Monday, which allowed Manchester City to overtake them at the top of the table with Wednesday's win at Everton.

That information, however, will not form any part of the pre-match preparations for the Reds, according to Lallana.

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This weekend, therefore, is set up as another test for Liverpool in their pursuit of the title, and having dropped behind Man City on goal difference, three points are a must at Anfield.

"The good news is we are still in there, but the only chance to improve is by winning football games".

"There are going to be injuries, there are going to be more suspensions".

He admits that there will be games where his players will have to hold their nerves a bit better, but stressed that his team will give it their all to win their first league title since 1990.

'If we got to the semis of the Champions League again he should be available, quarter-finals maybe.

"Large pushes" that can be positively impacted from the stands. "Which they always do".

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