Trent Alexander-Arnold insists Liverpool believe in themselves but admitted it is clear ‘something’s not going right’ at the moment.
’s men suffered a second successive Premier League loss to a struggling side on Saturday, beaten 2-1 at home by Leeds a week on from the 1-0 defeat at Nottingham Forest.
That left Liverpool, who have lost four, won four and drawn four league games this term, ninth in the table, eight points outside the places.
After hosting Napoli tomorrow, they are next in league action at third-placed Tottenham on Sunday.
Alexander-Arnold said: ‘I’d say we all believe in ourselves, we believe in the way we play, the squad and what we can achieve.
‘But I think when you do get setbacks, it can potentially make you second-guess yourself and question things. Clearly as a team something’s not going right, it’s not going as well as we want it to go.
‘That’s something for everyone to think about, for everyone to address and make sure we put it right, especially next week against Spurs, top-four rivals.
‘We kind of need to go there and get some points if we’ve got any chance of reaching our aims and aspirations for the season.’
The right-back, who described what was Liverpool’s first home league defeat since March 2021 as ‘difficult to take’, added: ‘We are not in the greatest run of form – I think a lot of players would say that about themselves and as a team in general.
‘It’s important for us to regroup, assess what’s going wrong. I think right now, it’s kind of pick up as many points as you can now going into this break [for the , which starts on November 20].
‘And potentially this break will come at a decent time for us to reset and be able to get our heads straight to go into the second half of the season.’
Klopp emphasised post-match that ‘you cannot qualify for the Champions League if you play as inconsistently as we do at the moment’.
The Liverpool manager also said it was ‘no secret pretty much everybody on the pitch can play better football’, as well as once again referencing the impact injury issues have had on his team this season, before adding: ‘It’s not now for a main overhaul, these kind of things.
‘No – you have to fight through, fight for momentum, confidence, security, and that’s what we do.’
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