Joe Gomez has talked up Liverpool’s probabilities of going some distance on this season’s Champions League, stating “we imagine we will be able to beat someone”.
It was once a memorable night time for the Reds on Wednesday, as they cruised into the knockout level in shocking style.
Jurgen Klopp‘s males destroyed Spartak Moscow 7-Zero at Anfield, with captain Philippe Coutinho‘s early penalty settling any nerves and beginning off a extremely productive night in entrance of purpose.
It’s the first time Liverpool have made it to the ultimate 16 since 2008/09, and a two-legged tie towards both Basel, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Porto or Actual Madrid awaits.
Gomez produced any other robust appearing at right-back towards Spartak, and he totally believes the Reds are in a position to defeating someone in Europe this season.
“There are some large groups in there like Actual, however we will be able to be able for them,” Gomez instructed the Liverpool Echo.
“We imagine we will be able to beat someone and we need to have that mentality. Now we have nice high quality and they are able to be scared people the similar method we will be able to be cautious of them in order that’s just right.”
Even supposing celebrating this sort of sure result’s comprehensible, Gomez is already having a look forward to Sunday’s 229th Merseyside derby at house to Everton.
The 20-year-old says he and his teammates will have to be ready for a doubtlessly tricky sport, with Liverpool’s native competitors set to be revved-up for the instance.
“To get a outcome like this is clearly a large plus for us and it was once great to not give anything else away defensively,” he added.
“Now there’s a large, large derby towards a group with a brand new supervisor. I believe they’ll most definitely be fired up and motivated.
“Now we have our threats however it’s key we don’t seem to be over-confident and we need to keep composed.
“I believe we’ve got observed some groups come to Anfield and sit down off however I don’t assume they’ll come too defensive-minded as they’ll be fired up and need to assault us.
“Numerous our blank sheets have come at house and that may be a sure for us. We wish folks to return right here and for it to be tricky for them to attain. Confidently we will be able to lift on our run.”
It’s refreshing to listen to Gomez discuss with such a lot adulthood, and no longer sound as though he’s taking Everton too frivolously this weekend.
Many are predicting a very simple victory for Liverpool, however Sam Allardyce could have the guests well-drilled, and it can be a more difficult 90 mins than anticipated.
If Klopp’s facet click on, although, it’s arduous to look Everton, or someone for that topic, preventing them at this time.