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The astounding win over Palace reassures Liverpool squads’ days off

Sat 19 December 2020 | 20:18

Liverpool are on an eight-day break before going into battle with West Brom and Andy Robertson is pleased with the opportunity to catch his breath.

After the thumping 7-0 victory over

Crystal Palace

,

Liverpool

’s captain believes the manager won’t take away his squad’s days off after such a busy schedule given the pandemic. However, the Reds showed anything but signs of fatigue on Saturday.

Takumi Minamino scored the opening for Liverpool which was followed by Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino’s goals.

Jordan Henderson meeting the back of the net and Firmino and Mohamed Salah scoring their brace has brought an astounding victory for Jurgen Klopp’s side. Liverpool squad can take some days off refreshing their energy before facing

West Brom

on December 27.

We’ve got the longest break of the season until another game so we will get a couple of days off, which is so important,

Robertson

said. “

We’ll spend time with the family, spend time with the kids, before Christmas and I’m really looking forward to it.

"There’s no reason to take [the days off] off us after that performance so I’m not even giving him [the manager] that option! I’m looking forward to some family time and then we’ll go full-throttle into the 27th.”

Robertson added: "

It was as close to perfect as we can get away from home

.”

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

made his debut of the season on Saturday and the Scotland international was delighted to see him up on his feet again after struggling with the injury.

Some fantastic goals and probably the best sight of all was to see Ox back on the pitch because he’s been out for the full part of the season and he looked really sharp,

” Robertson said. “

So we’ve added an extra body, which is great and we’ve got eight days until the next one so hopefully we might have a couple more back after Christmas.”


source: SportMob