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It is easier to come to Anfield, says Shaqiri

Sun 14 March 2021 | 16:06

The Swiss international claims that Anfield is not the same without the fans.

Anfield was a fortress no one can penetrate but after the defeat against

Burnley

, all the Premier League sides who steeped into Anfield, conquered

Liverpool

’s home. Jurgen Klopp’s side have been very disappointing so far this season in the Premier League and they might even fail to qualify for the Champions League.

Xherdan Shaqiri

says the absence of the fans made it easier for small clubs to come to Anfield and take three points. The Swiss international told

Sky Sports

,

"Everybody knows how our fans are when they push us. Everybody knows how many games we have managed to come back in if we concede a goal. I think there are many, many games where you can see that, many examples. Of course, we miss them a lot.

"For the smaller teams, it is easier to come to Anfield with no fans. There is no pressure. You can see that in many ways and in many games. The smaller teams have more of a chance."

"Obviously, the performances have not been what we wanted in the last few months,"

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