Date: 14th September 2014 at 7:50pm
Written by:

Adam Lallana is confident Liverpool will bounce back from a disappointing home defeat to Aston Villa, reports the  official club website. 

The playmaker made his first appearance for the Reds since completing a £25million summer move from Southampton, before being replaced by Raheem Sterling on 60 minutes.

And although the England international was pleased on a personal level to make his maiden appearance for his new club, this was overshadowed by the disappointment of a second Premier League defeat in the opening four matches.

“The lads are down and we know we’ve got to bounce back,” the 26-year-old reflected.

“Having a game on Tuesday is the best thing on the back of a defeat. We’re thoroughly disappointed with the result; these things happen, we’ve just got to bounce back quickly.

“It was very disappointing. We saw a couple of results earlier and we wanted to get the win to move closer to the top of the league.

“We’re thoroughly disappointed but we’ve just got to recover well and go again on Tuesday night.”

On his debut, Lallana said: “It felt good to be out there. I still feel a little bit rusty, but I felt better as the game went on.

“It was good to get 60 minutes under my belt, but it still can’t take away the feeling of a defeat. Hopefully we can bounce back quickly.

“It’s a huge game and a huge honour to play for Liverpool in the Champions League – it’s where the club belongs. I’m sure the lads can’t wait, and the fans too.”


Comments are closed.