Although it‘s hard, reap Optimistic Mignolet Full Points
Liverpool – the Premier League top two Manchester City to Liverpool, will be Tuesday’s duel. Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet Reds game it would be difficult to predict but he tetep confident his team would reap the full points.
Liverpool’s scheduled visit to the headquarters of City at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday (08/26/2014) pm dawn. The meeting was the first in the Premier League this season.
However, both teams have met in the preseason tour in the International Champions Cup last July. The game ended in a 2-2 draw in normal time but Liverpool eventually won 3-1 on penalties.
Although the atmosphere in the preseason would be considered different from regular competition, Mignolet still optimistic to aim at victory.
“We are ready to face City. Actually, this fight would be easier than to face Southampton at home. We do not understand correctly Southampton with a new manager and new players,” said Mignolet as quoted by the Liverpool Echo.
“But we know how the game is going to be presented against City. It will be completely different.
“They have some top players and will be a difficult game but we could compete with them last season and hope that this time will get three points,” he said.
Both teams are equally armed with the victory of the first game. Liverpool reap a 2-1 victory over Southampton. City winning two goals without reply over Newcastle United.