Trent Alexander-Arnold: “Something’s not going right” at Liverpool
The Liverpool defender admitted the Merseyside club have problems after their second consecutive Premier League defeat
Trent Alexander Arnold acknowledged that “something’s not going right” at Liverpool following their 1-2 loss to Leeds United.
The host’s problems started early and were 0-1 down in the opening minutes after Joe Gomez failed to find goalkeeper Alisson with a simple backpass; Leeds forward Rodrigo Moreno was on hand to tap the loose ball into the net from close range.
Liverpool levelled the score when Salah hooked in a Robertson cross. The subdued Anfield atmosphere picked up after this point, but it would be the Leeds fans who had the final song in the stands after 21 year-old winger Crysencio Summerville poked home the winner in the 89th minute.
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Alexander-Arnold did not openly question the methods of the team, but he did leave a hint about the difficult mental state the players find themselves in: ”I’d say we all believe in ourselves, we believe in the way we play, the squad and what we can achieve”, said the defender, “but I think when you do get setbacks, it can potentially make you second-guess yourself and question things. Clearly as a team something’s not going right, it’s not going as well as we want it to go.”
The full-back was quick to highlight the importance of the upcoming game, away at Tottenham Hotspur: [The problems] are something for everyone to think about, for everyone to address and make sure we put it right, especially next week against Spurs, top-four rivals. We kind of need to go there and get some points if we’ve got any chance of reaching our aims and aspirations for the season.”
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