“We know we can go to any place and win.”- James Milner confident ahead of Liverpool’s encounter against Arsenal

Liverpool midfielder James Milner believes that the Liverpool team can win anywhere and against anyone.

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Liverpool are all set to face Arsenal in the second of the FA Cup encounter away at the Emirates Stadium. The first leg of the matchup ended in a 0-0 draw.

Talking to Sky Sports in an interview, Liverpool midfielder James Milner talked about Liverpool’s first leg and the chances they failed to convert.

He said, “We had a couple of chances to win the game and didn’t quite do it.

James Milner talks about the confidence the team carries and says that the team believes they can win anywhere, also acknowledging that they have a difficult match ahead of Liverpool.

“So it’s all to play for, in the next game and we have the confidence. We know that we can go to any place and win.

But now we have a difficult match and we have to make sure that we put in a very good performance which is what’s going to be needed to progress to the final.”

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Liverpool’s failure to capitalize on 10-men Arsenal

Liverpool failed to take advantage of Arsenal going down to 10-men after Granit Xhaka was shown a straight red in the first half. Mikel Arteta’s Gunners put up a resilient defensive performance to hold Liverpool to a goalless draw.

Granit Xhaka Tackle
Granit Xhaka’s tackle that led to a red card

After the match, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said that, despite a good start, his team struggled to play against 10-men Arsenal’s low block.

We started the game like we wanted to start. Then it was a red card and playing against the low block was difficult.”

“On top of that we made a few wrong decisions. It looked like we felt under pressure, which didn’t make sense.”

“This is a cup competition, it is a two-legged semi-final and it is half-time and 0-0 and even when Arsenal feel in a better situation we don’t think this tie is over for us.”

The winner of the tie will go on to play the final against Chelsea, who beat Tottenham in the semi-finals.

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