Mark Lawrenson outlines what’s different about Liverpool FC this season

Reds legend Mark Lawrenson says Liverpool FC have more belief this season

Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp (Photo: New Balance)

Mark Lawrenson believes Liverpool FC aren’t a better team this season but admitted Jurgen Klopp’s squad have more belief this term.

The Reds are sitting at the top of the Premier League table and eight points clear of Leicester City and Chelsea FC.

Liverpool FC were 3-1 winners against defending champions Manchester City at Anfield last weekend.

The Merseyside outfit failed to beat Manchester City last term as Klopp’s side finished in second place and a point adrift of the title holders.

The 18-time English champions have already beaten Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Leicester, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur this term.

Only Manchester United have managed to prevent Liverpool FC from claiming three points in Premier League this season.

Former Liverpool FC defender Lawrenson explained what’s different about the Merseyside outfit this term.

“They’re not a better team than last year but they’ve now got belief,” Lawrenson told the Off The Ball show on Irish radio station Newstalk.

“When you win a trophy, whatever trophy it is, if it’s winning the Champions League or the League Cup, it gives players belief. They want more of it.”

Liverpool FC will be hoping to win their first Premier League title under Klopp this season following his appointment as Brendan Rodgers’ replacement in October 2015.

The Reds finished in second place in the Premier League table last term despite collecting a club-record tally of 97 points.

Liverpool FC won the Champions League title last season thanks to a 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid back in June.

Their triumph ended Klopp’s silverware drought since his appointment.

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