Van Gaal Confident Liverpool Can Still Finish Big Four
Manchester – Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal, said that there is nothing surprising from Liverpool’s poor results obtained in recent years. However, Van Gaal confident that Liverpool can still finish in the top four.
Before the draw with Basel in the Champions League Matchday VI, who where making them out of the tournament it–, Liverpool won three kekelahan and two draws in the last seven games in the Premier League. Only two times they won over the seven games, 1-0 over Stoke City and Leicester City 3-1.
Significantly, the Reds faltered in ninth position standings. According to Van Gaal, it’s not surprising, considering the big teams in the Premier League can be subdued by a team of middle or bottom board.
“What is surprising in the UK? Everything can happen,” he said on the club’s official website. “Every game in the Premier League is a tough game.”
Van Gaal learn from the bad records obtained his team when facing Burnley and Leicester City, both of which are the promotion team. Beyond that, Van Gaal said that Liverpool‘s poor performance due to the injury of their key players.
“I still think Liverpool can still compete to finish in the top four.”
“I believe it’s because they have fantastic players, but a lot of injuries and things like that make it difficult,” said Van Gaal.
Van Gaal itself must Dealing with injuries since the beginning of the season. One player recovers, turn the other entered the treatment room. Now, Van Gaal stay have four injured players, namely Daley Blind, Chris Smalling, Luke Shaw, and Angel Di Maria.
United will face Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday (12/14/2014). ‘Red Devils’ middle in good form with incised five wins in the last five games. However, they note with Liverpool not good lately. Last season, United defeated both at Anfield and Old Trafford.