In The Best Shape, Liverpool Confident Able to Compete in the FA Cup and Europa League
Liverpool – Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert believes his players in peak performance. Lambert optimistic Liverpool able to compete in the championship title merebutkan FA Cup and Europa League.
Lambert deserved confidence. Given Liverpool indeed is good-good after just one defeat in 16 games suffered bent over Manchester United 0-3 in the Premier League in mid-December.
‘The Red’ has successfully secured tickets for the FA Cup quarter-final against Blackburn Rovers. Now, Lambert et al must focus on the first leg of the Europa League last 32 against the representative of Turkey, Besiktas.
“We’ve been waiting a long time to get back into the Champions League so we really wanted to stay in the competition,” said Lambert told the Liverpool Echo. “But when I was last in the Champions League we did not play well. If we can get away, who knows what can we do now.”
“All I know, we’re the best in the game. We are in the Europa League and it’s something we will try to win. I know this is not the Champions League but still the Europa League is a great competition.”
Currently ranked seventh Liverpool Premier League standings with a collection of 42 points, four points from Southampton in fourth.
“We really are trying to qualify for the last four (in the league) but we also really want to win a trophy,” said the England players.
“If not the FA Cup and the Europa League, then we will try to win one of them. If additional bonus is that we can finish in the Champions League then it will be better again.”