Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp plans for revenge from the Reds’ slip-up in 2014 and said he is confident of beating Chelsea at Anfield tomorrow.
The Blues will have much more on the line for their trip to the Merseyside.
While Liverpool have already secured the league title, Frank Lampard’s men still need three points to seal a top-four finish and a Champions League qualification spot.
Klopp clearly understands that, but he doesn’t plan to make it easy for the away team, however, as he wants payback for Liverpool fans’ heartbreak in 2014.
Speaking in his press conference ahead of the game, Klopp said (via Liverpool’s YouTube channel): “They all know it’s more fun if you win but it is a proper challenge. Chelsea have a history with this [in 2014].
“I’m not sure how many were in that team [in 2014] but if you want, we can strike back for that.
“I don’t think we will lose the game, we are in a proper mood for the game. But we have to show that on the pitch.
“We’ve always had massive pressure but we have done quite well. Let’s make it difficult for them and possible for us. That is the plan.”
Liverpool have had a recent dip in form after a draw against Burnley in the Premier League.
But Lampard said he expects Liverpool to be at their best for the game.
“I don’t consider that though,” Lampard told the media about Liverpool’s recent form (via Chelsea’s official website).
“I only consider the strong Liverpool that we’ve seen for big parts of the season, that’s the Liverpool I expect.”