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Can anyone stop Liverpool this season

Liverpool Adrian Jurgen Klopp
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The Reds continued their unbeaten march this season with a win over 1-2 win over Wolves, whilst an inexperienced youth squad secured a 2-2 away draw in FA Cup.

Just when you expect Liverpool to slip, they find inspiration from somewhere. The Reds have not scored more than two goals in their last seven fixtures but have managed six wins.

Against Nuno Santo’s side, Liverpool could have slipped but didn’t. Their unbeaten run in Premier League continued and they are one step closer to their ultimate target.

Interestingly, with Jurgen Klopp not even making to the Liverpool bench for their FA Cup tie against Shrewsbury, they still secured a 2-2 away draw. It was a young side that went on the pitch and they should have lost. However, Liverpool still managed to overcome the odds and secure a 4th round replay at Anfield.

Against the minnows, in the oldest cup competition, Liverpool’s performance reveals their unerring ability to negotiate results. It was a poor performance by their standards but it showed the depth in their squad and ability of youngsters to step up.

Liverpool are focused

Adrian was between the sticks in place of Alison and did well to justify his presence. The Spanish keeper was not happy with his performance and shared he wants more for himself and the squad.

“We are really disappointed obviously because we could have done much better than our performance,” Adrian told Liverpool’s official website.

“Now we have to face the second game in Anfield to try and go through to the next round.

“They deserve all the respect we give them. We respect all the rivals obviously but when we are on the pitch it’s 11 against 11, so you give everything for the result.

“At the end, they got a draw and obviously it’s like a win for them because we have to play the second game now at Anfield,” the experienced goalkeeper commented.

The Premier League and Champions League are their priority, but Liverpool are not letting go in any competition. The fixture congestion meant the EFL Cup had to be sacrificed for Club World Cup.

But not anymore. Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool charges are focused on all competitions, and only a mercurial effort will remove them from their perch.