Rodgers is aware of Liverpool can nonetheless ‘damage’ Leicester regardless of harm points
Brendan Rodgers performed down any thought of Leicester difficult for the title as they put together to tackle reigning champions Liverpool.
The Foxes moved to the highest of the desk earlier than the most recent worldwide break after gathering their sixth win from eight matches and have made a greater begin to this season than once they lifted the title in 2015-16.
Even on this most unpredictable of seasons, Rodgers identified that not even 1 / 4 of the marketing campaign has been performed as he regarded forward to this weekend’s journey to former membership Liverpool.
He stated: “We’ve solely performed eight video games, so I haven’t even thought of it.
“We’ve made begin however for us, what’s essential is only a continuation for us to be actually sincere in our strategy to the video games.
“We’ve started working as exhausting as we presumably can to attempt to make sure we’ve got the humility that we’ve got within the group which is vital, and we put together each day as finest we will for each recreation.
“That’s what’s solely in our considering and nothing else.”
Leicester have gained at Manchester Metropolis and Arsenal this season however a frightening problem awaits them on Sunday night. Liverpool haven’t misplaced within the league at Anfield since April 2017.
Whereas Liverpool shall be lacking a number of key gamers together with Mohamed Salah, Virgil Van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold, Rodgers is aware of the size of the duty going through his aspect.
“They’re an unbelievable aspect and regardless that they’ve gamers lacking, it’s nonetheless a squad filled with world-class gamers that may actually damage you,” Rodgers stated.
“You’ll need to defend nicely, be aggressive while you defend and in these moments in assault you’ve bought to be environment friendly and scientific.
“I’m actually trying ahead to the sport, it’s all the time nice while you’re enjoying the very best and so they’ve clearly been that.”
Rodgers displays on Liverpool expertise
Rodgers shall be and not using a few first-team gamers himself as Caglar Soyuncu and Wilfred Ndidi stay on the sidelines with groin accidents and though Ricardo Pereira is again in coaching after a knee situation, he misses out.
Nevertheless, Timothy Castagne is again following a hamstring grievance whereas Wesley Fofana has recovered from a small drawback in his knee for a fixture which sees Rodgers return to the membership he managed between 2012 and 2015.
The Northern Irishman guided Liverpool to the brink of a maiden Premier League title in 2014 earlier than they have been pipped by Manchester Metropolis. However Jurgen Klopp helped the Reds break a 30-year look ahead to a top-flight crown final season.
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“Liverpool is an unbelievable membership,” Rodgers added. “The final couple of seasons they’ve been world champions, Premier League champions, European champions, it’s outstanding consistency. They’re a prime, prime staff with an awesome supervisor.
“I used to be a part of the story there when it was completely totally different. The time that I used to be there we have been in eighth place and making an attempt to create one thing with younger gamers and mortgage gamers that we had to usher in.
“We practically gained the title with it.
“I’m delighted for the membership, it’s a incredible membership. I discovered a lot from my time there and uncovered to so many conditions that you simply usually wouldn’t be as a supervisor. It was an awesome studying time for me.”
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