Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper is aware of his aspect must be excellent to face any likelihood in opposition to Liverpool on Saturday.
The Reds go to the City Ground for the primary time within the Premier League since 1999 and they’re starting to seek out some type after back-to-back wins over Manchester City and West Ham.
Forest then again haven’t gained in 9 video games and have misplaced six of these as they sit within the backside three on their return to the highest flight.
Despite Liverpool’s difficulties this season it might be one of many largest shocks lately if Forest had been capable of beat Jurgen Klopp’s aspect and Cooper is aware of every part has to go proper.
“There might not be that many weaknesses, but at the same time, you’ve got to go into these games really backing yourself and really thinking you can make a difference – both as a player and with the plan. We’re at home, in our stadium, with the support we get,” he mentioned.
“We’re not going to enter the sport fearing it and in awe of Liverpool. We respect one of many actual powerhouses of the league, and any day you play them is as robust as it could actually get – significantly in the event that they’re on their sport.
“We need to be nearly excellent in all components of our sport to play properly. But why not?
“We will analyse them, like we analyse each opponent, whereas attempting to have an effect on the sport with our concepts. A bit of excellent momentum, an excellent begin, a little bit of luck, who is aware of.
“We’ll be going into the sport with confidence. We know outcomes are nowhere close to the place we would like them or the place they need to be, however the spirit is robust and the togetherness is robust.
“We don’t appear like a set of gamers and workers which have had poor outcomes – as a result of that may simply occur once you’ve had some harsh defeats. We’re truly actually decided and extra motivated than ever.
“I believe you noticed an excellent aspect of that at Brighton. We’ve bought to maintain constructing on that whereas attempting to enhance with the ball and enhance all areas of our sport. This is an excellent soccer problem, and one we’re dedicated to.