Liverpool need to get back on track as quick as possible. The Premier League side needs a measure of consistency to prove they are not jokers this term. The attacking trio seems to be on vacation compared to the firepower they showed last season.

The impact of the loss to Red Star Belgrade despite playing good football was huge. Mohammed Salah has not yet found his rhythm; Sadio Mane has been very inconsistent while Roberto Firmino is lacking that edge this season. In some games the team was able to pull together and get results but it has always been apparent that there were deep lying issues.

In the game against Arsenal, despite the Gunners being at home, they would have still been intimidated by the Liverpool squad if it were last term. The respect or it is fear that the Reds commanded last season seem to be missing, so it is affecting the squad members psychologically even before they step on the pitch.

Jurgen Klopp and his boys just need to get back on track quickly, especially as they still have fighting chances in all of the competitions they are involved in. Manchester City and Chelsea also have a few glitches else they could have ran away with the league. Rather Liverpool are still in contention with City just a breath away. In the Champions League, while it is yet tricky, Liverpool still have a solid chance of going through.

Reds’ veteran James Milner said the team had enough chances in the second half after starting the game as second best. He said the results against Red Star confirmed that in the Champions League if you don’t start well, you would get punished.

He said the team knew they would find it tough, just like how Napoli had it when they visited Red Star. The midfielder said the team would just keep pushing to the numerous chances they usually create would convert to the much needed goals.

Liverpool host Fulham before going away to Watford. Their final November game is the crucial meeting in Paris which would largely determine their fate in the group in the Champions League.

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