Jamaal believes Newcastle can cause a shock against Liverpool


first_imgNewcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles believes the club can cause an upset when they travel to Anfield to face Liverpool on Wednesday.Lascelles insists the Reds will be full of confidence, but believes that hard work combined with manager Rafael Benitez’s tactical acumen could see the Newcastle spring a shock against Jurgen Klopp’s team.“They are a good side,” he said, according to The Shields Gazette.“Last year we drew 1-1 at home and they are flying at the moment.”“There is no reason why we can’t go there and cause and upset.”“I am sure the gaffer will have a tactic that will trouble them and whatever he says we will do to our best.”Roberto Firmino, LiverpoolVirgil van Dijk praises Roberto Firmino after Liverpool’s win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Virgil van Dijk hailed team-mate Roberto Firmino after coming off the bench to inspire Liverpool to a 3-1 comeback win against Newcastle United.“If we work hard, play with intensity and get in and around them there is no reason why we can’t cause an upset.”The Premier League experienced some shocks last weekend with Crystal Palace and Leicester City securing unlikely victories at Manchester City and Chelsea respectively, but Lascelles insists he won’t be drawing inspiration from those games.“I don’t look at other teams and say we could do it because they have,” added the Newcastle skipper.“I am confident in our team that we can beat anyone on our day. I have always said it.”“We just need to do it when we cross the white line.”last_img