Liverpool have had a disappointing start to the season in the Premier League. Beaten at home by Leeds last Saturday (1-2), the Reds recorded their fourth defeat and only point to a pale ninth place in the standings, 15 points behind leaders Arsenal. A delicate period for players who had been used to playing leading roles in recent years.
“The performances are there in some matches, which shows that we are not very far away”
“Yes, obviously there is always frustration. The expectations we have of ourselves, the expectations of the fans, the performances we’ve had over the last few years and the success we’ve had, obviously when things aren’t going well it’s hard, we get frustrated but we’re trying to fix itacknowledged James Milner at a press conference on Monday. The performances are there in some matches, which obviously isn’t ideal because it shows that we’re not far behind, but we’re not consistent enough in our performances and we have to work hard to reverse the trend. »
The situation is much better for Liverpool in the Champions League. Before the reception of Naples, this Tuesday (9 p.m.), the club is in second place in group A and is already qualified for the knockout stages. But James Milner’s partners, which had been corrected in San Paolo in the first leg (1-4)will be keen to wash away the affront in front of their supporters.