Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says his side need to be ready when they face Wolverhampton Wanderers on Wednesday night.
The Wolves clash is one of two home games for Liverpool this week, with a crunch game against Manchester United coming up in four days.
Having recorded a disappointing goalless draw against Crystal Palace last time out, Klopp is keen for his side to bounce back to bolster their top-four hopes.
“It’s a super important week – we cannot ignore that,” Klopp told reporters in his pre-match conference (via Football Daily).
“We have two home games [this week], but we have only one tomorrow. I would love to give the season a little push this week, and we need results for that, and to get results, we need good performances.”
It’s 1-1 between Liverpool and Wolves this term, with both sides now preparing to face off for the third time running this season.
The Reds beat Wolves in the FA Cup third round before Julen Lopetegui’s side enacted revenge with a 3-0 victory in the league.
Klopp is wary of the threat Wolves pose. The Liverpool boss insists training in the build-up to the game has been good but warned that his side would need to be ready.
“Nothing I saw [since the last game] in training gives me the impression we don’t have a chance,” Klopp added.
“The few sessions we had looked good. I know we all understand – the players as well. We have to give it a proper go in this game tomorrow, and against a team we’ve played more often than any other team this season.
“We know a lot about each other. We know it will not be easy, but that’s not news. We have to make sure we’re ready – I know Anfield will be, and then we have to do our part.”
Liverpool have won just two of their last five league games, but a good run of form could fire them back into contention for a place in the top four.
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